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melt sth down

phrasal verb with melt uk   /melt/ us   /melt/ verb
to heat a metal object until it turns to liquid, because you want to use the metal rather than the object: They melted down the gold rings and bracelets.
(Definition of melt sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “melt sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 熔化,熔毁…
in Turkish (metal) eritmek…
in Russian плавить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熔化,熔毀…
in Polish stopić coś…
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