Translation of "melt" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /melt/ us /melt/

to change from a solid into a liquid because of heat, or to make something do this

The chocolate had melted in my pocket.
The sun soon melted the ice on the pond.

(Translation of “melt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /melt/

to (cause to) become soft or liquid, or to lose shape, usually by heating / being heated

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

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

The United States is often described as a cultural melting pot.

(Translation of “melt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)