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melt /melt/
  • danh từ
    • sự nấu chảy; sự tan
    • kim loại nấu chảy
    • mẻ nấu kim loại
    • nội động từ
      • tan ra, chảy ra
        • ice melted: băng tan
        • the fog melted away: sương mù tan đi
      • (thông tục) chảy nước ra, vãi mỡ ra, toát mồ hôi
        • I am melting with heat: tôi nóng vãi mỡ ra
      • cảm động, cảm kích, động lòng, mủi lòng, se lòng
        • heart melts with pity: lòng se lại vì thương xót, trái tim xúc động vì thương xót
      • nao núng, nhụt đi
        • resolution behins melting: lòng quyết tâm bắt đầu nhụt đi
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm tan ra, làm chảy ra
        • to melt metals: nấu chảy kim loại
      • làm động lòng, làm mủi lòng, làm se lòng
        • pity melts one's heart: niềm trắc ẩn làm se lòng lại
      • làm nao núng, làm nhụt đi, làm nguôi đi
      • to melt away
        • tan đi, tan biến đi
      • to melt down
        • nấu chảy
      • to melt into
        • hoà vào, tan vào, biến đổi dần thành
      • to melt into tear
        • khóc sướt mướt, nước mắt chan hoà
    Concise Dictionary
    +the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    +reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    +become or cause to become soft or liquid
    +become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
    +lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually
    +become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly
    +become less intense and fade away gradually

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 soften, thaw, liquefy, fuse, dissolve, liquidize, deliquesce:
    You'd better eat that ice-cream before it melts.
    2 soften, thaw, mollify, assuage, touch, move, disarm, mellow:
    The look on the child's face melted his icy reserve.
    3 Usually, melt into. blend, fade, merge, disappear, dissolve, shrink:
    As soon as the police arrived, Phyllis tried to melt into the background
    4 melt away. disappear, dissolve, vanish, evaporate, go away, fade, pass, decline, decrease, shrink, dwindle, diminish:
    When the company began to make a profit, all his previous reservations melted away.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    1 to become or make sth become liquid as a result of heating: [V] The snow showed no sign of melting. + melting ice + [VN] The sun had melted the snow. + First, melt two ounces of butter.
    Compare: DEFROST, DE-ICE
    2 to become or to make a feeling, an emotion, etc. become gentler and less strong: [V] The tension in the room began to melt. + [VN] Her trusting smile melted his heart.
    Idioms: melt in your mouth (of food) to be soft and very good to eat: They serve steaks that just melt in your mouth.
    more at BUTTER n.
    Phrasal Verbs: melt away
    melt sth<->away to disappear or make sth disappear gradually: At the first sign of trouble, the supporters melted away.
    melt sth<->down to heat a metal or WAX object until it is liquid, especially so that the metal or wax can be used to make sth else: Many of the bronze statues were melted down and used to make weapons.
    related noun MELTDOWN
    melt into sth to gradually become part of sth and therefore become difficult to see: Once the introductions had been made, she melted into the background.

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