Meaning of “melt” in the English Dictionary

"melt" in British English

See all translations


uk /melt/ us /melt/

meltnoun [ C ]

uk /melt/ us /melt/ mainly US

(Definition of “melt” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"melt" in American English

See all translations

meltverb [ I/T ]

us /melt/

to change something from solid to liquid by heating, or to dissolve a solid in a liquid:

[ T ] The sun was hot and melted the snow.
[ I ] The ice cream was starting to melt by the time I got it home.

(Definition of “melt” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)