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Translation of "melt" - English-Spanish dictionary

melt

verb   /melt/
to change from a solid into a liquid because of heat, or to make something do this derretir(se) The chocolate had melted in my pocket. The sun soon melted the ice on the pond.
(Definition of melt from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

melt

verb /melt/
to (cause to) become soft or liquid, or to lose shape, usually by heating / being heated derretir The ice has melted My heart melted when I saw how sorry he was.
meltdown noun
the melting of the radioactive material in a nuclear reactor as a result of the failure of the cooling system fusión a nuclear meltdown.
melting-point noun
the temperature at which a given solid melts punto de fusión The melting-point of ice is 0° centigrade.
melting pot noun
a place where different peoples, races, cultures etc blend amalgama The United States is often described as a cultural melting pot.
(Definition of melt from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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