thaw, melt, thawing, melting
Meaning: the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid; "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"
meaning of the word
melt, run, melt_down
Meaning: reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt
Meaning: become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
mellow, melt, mellow_out
Meaning: become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed"
Meaning: lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
After a while the wax began to melt.
The sky is supposed to melt with pity at the sight.
If you'd heard him an hour or two ago, he was hot enough to melt all the ice-cream in town.
But as she watched him sitting there, dreaming in the warm sunshine, her anger began to melt away.
In an instant there came a marvellous change. He saw the stone melt, and begin to grow flexible and soft.
Pretty soon, however, the heat of the sun began to melt the wax with which the boy's wings were fastened.
Melt 1 ounce of butter in a baking-pan; then cover the bottom of the pan with thin slices of Swiss cheese.
I stood and watched the last gleam of the white leopardess melt away, then turned to follow my guide--but reluctantly.
Melt a couple of ounces of butter, and put to the milk and flour, together with a couple of eggs, and a tea-spoonful of salt.
Melt one and one-half cupfuls of butter and add a tablespoonful of minced parsley, and three hard-boiled eggs chopped very fine.