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- Which is melting, dissolving or liquefying.
- Given over to strong emotion; tender; aroused; emotional, tearful.
- That causes one to melt with emotion; able to make others feel tender and emotional.
- 1956, Anthony Burgess, Time for a Tiger (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 195:
- And he, Allada Khan, had decided that the child was not unlike himself - an unaggressive nose, and intelligent forehead, eyes both lively and melting.
which is melting or dissolving
melting (plural meltings)
- The process of changing the state of a substance from solid to liquid by heating it past its melting point.
- 2013 May 11, “The climate of Tibet: Pole-land”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8835, page 80:
- Of all the transitions brought about on the Earth’s surface by temperature change, the melting of ice into water is the starkest. It is binary. And for the land beneath, the air above and the life around, it changes everything.
- (figuratively) The act of softening or mitigating.
process of changing the state of a substance
melting f (genitive singular meltingar, no plural)
declension of melting
Declension of melting (strong ō-stem)