from The Century Dictionary.

  • Disposed to melt or soften; feeling or showing tenderness; tender; compassionate.
  • Adapted to melt or soften; affecting; moving: as, a melting speech.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Liquefaction; the act of causing (something) to melt, or the process of becoming melted.
  • noun (Chem.) the degree of temperature at which a solid substance melts or fuses. Pressure affects the melting point somewhat, and if not specified the melting point is usually taken to be at atmospheric pressure.
  • adjective Causing to melt; becoming melted; -- used literally or figuratively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of melt.
  • adjective Which is melting, dissolving or liquefying.
  • adjective Given over to strong emotion; tender; aroused; emotional, tearful.
  • noun The process of changing the state of a substance from solid to liquid by heating it past its melting point

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
  • adjective becoming liquid


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