To melt means to fade away slowly and disappear, like a snowman in the middle of the Sahara.
the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid; "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"
become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"
become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed"
become or cause to become soft or liquid; "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"
lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
See 2d Milt.
To reduce from a solid to a liquid state, as by heat; to liquefy; as, to melt wax, tallow, or lead; to melt ice or snow.
Hence: To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken.
To be changed from a solid to a liquid state under the influence of heat; as, butter and wax melt at moderate temperatures.
To dissolve; as, sugar melts in the mouth.
Hence: To be softened; to become tender, mild, or gentle; also, to be weakened or subdued, as by fear.
To lose distinct form or outline; to blend.
To disappear by being dispersed or dissipated; as, the fog melts away.
Thou would'st have . . . melted down thy youth.
For pity melts the mind to love.
My soul melteth for heaviness.
Melting with tenderness and kind compassion.4.
The soft, green, rounded hills, with their flowing outlines, overlapping and melting into each other.5.
To reduce from a solid to a liquid state, as by heat; to liquefy;
To be changed from a solid to a liquid state under the influence of heat;
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
Even before I knew I was gay, I knew I didn't want to have a child. I knew I didn't want to have one. I never want to have to release it from me. Listen, I love babies. I love children. And I melt when I'm around them. I also love my freedom and I love that I can sleep at night.
Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.Misspelled Form
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Now I know that that is just the phenomena of eating this way. Most all of my letters say I hit a plateau and then one morning I woke up and the melt had happened.
Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.
To take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time's relentless melt.