1. The process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid (synset 113587738)
    "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"
  1. Reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating (synset 200445584)
    "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
  2. Become or cause to become soft or liquid (synset 200376777)
    "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
  3. Become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial (synset 200255372)
    "With age, he mellowed"
  4. Lose its distinct outline or shape;
    Blend gradually (synset 200396747)
    "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
  5. Become less clearly visible or distinguishable;
    Disappear gradually or seemingly (synset 200225077)
    "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
  6. Become less intense and fade away gradually (synset 200224354)
    "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"

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