Melt, v. i. 1. To be changed from a solid to a liquid state under the influence of heat; as, butter and wax melt at moderate temperatures.
2. To dissolve; as, sugar
melts in the mouth.
3. Hence: To be softened; to become tender, mild, or gentle; also, to be weakened or subdued, as by fear.
My soul melteth for heaviness.Ps. cxix. 28.
Melting with tenderness and kind compassion.Shak.
4. To lose distinct form or outline; to blend. See fondue.
The soft, green, rounded hills, with their flowing outlines, overlapping and melting into each other.J. C. Shairp.
5. To disappear by being dispersed or dissipated; as, the fog
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