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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Melt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Melted (obs.) p. p. Molten p. pr. & vb. n. Melting.]
 1. To reduce from a solid to a liquid state, as by heat; to liquefy; as, to melt wax, tallow, or lead; to melt ice or snow.
 2. Hence: To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken.
    Thou would'st have . . . melted down thy youth.   --Shak.
    For pity melts the mind to love.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- To liquefy; fuse; thaw; mollify; soften.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : changed from a solid to a liquid state; "rivers filled to
            overflowing by melted snow" [syn: liquid, liquified]
            [ant: unmelted]