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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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