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melt down definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: 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" [syn: melt, run, melt down]

Merriam Webster's

intransitive verb Date: 1956 to suffer a meltdown ; collapse

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If an object is melted down, it is heated until it melts, so that the material can be used to make something else. Some of the guns were melted down and used to help build a statue... When Jefferson didn't like a pair of goblets given to him as a gift, he asked a local smith to melt them down... Some thieves do not even bother to melt down stolen silver for its scrap value. PHRASAL VERB: be V-ed P, V n P, V P n (not pron)

Moby Thesaurus

colliquate, concentrate, cut, decoagulate, decoct, defrost, deliquesce, dissolve, distill, essentialize, express, fluidify, fluidize, flux, fuse, hold in solution, infuse, leach, liquefy, liquesce, liquidize, lixiviate, melt, percolate, press out, refine, render, run, smelt, soak, solubilize, solve, steep, thaw, thin, unclot, unfreeze, wring, wring out



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