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English definition of “melt”

melt

verb
 
 
/melt/
BECOME LIQUID [I, T] B2 If something melts, it changes from a solid into a liquid because of heat and if you melt something, you heat it until it becomes liquid: The sun soon melted the ice on the pond. The chocolate had melted in my pocket. melted cheesePhysical and chemical processesChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
EMOTION [I] to start to feel love or sympathy, especially after feeling angry: When he smiles at me, I just melt. → See also butter wouldn't melt in sb's mouthSympathy and compassion
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