It was rescued just as its silver casket began to melt and drip onto the cloth within.
I have no idea how a boy who grew up in Gaza has such good teeth, but his smile could melt Dick Cheney's heart.
Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large sauté pan over medium heat.
The fillings should be at room temperature if possible so that the cheese has time to melt well without burning the bread.
When the cheeses begin to melt, add the cavatelli while continuing to stir.
melt the butter and when slightly brown add the milk and seasoning.
melt a pound of butter by putting it into a skillet on hot coals.
I am chained by a sin to the body of death, and may not melt into the eternal till my fetters are broken.
melt a quarter of a pound of fresh butter in a quart of milk.
Add the marshmallows to the syrup (which has been removed from the fire) and allow them to melt.
Old English meltan "become liquid, consume by fire, burn up" (class III strong verb; past tense mealt, past participle molten), from Proto-Germanic *meltanan; fused with Old English gemæltan (Anglian), gemyltan (West Saxon) "make liquid," from Proto-Germanic *gamaltijanan (cf. Old Norse melta "to digest"), both from PIE *meldh-, (cf. Sanskrit mrduh "soft, mild," Greek meldein "to melt, make liquid," Latin mollis "soft, mild"), from root *mel- "soft," with derivatives referring to soft or softened (especially ground) materials (see mild). Figurative use by c.1200. Related: Melted; melting.
Of food, to melt in (one's) mouth is from 1690s. Melting pot is from 1540s; figurative use from 1855; popularized with reference to America by play "The Melting Pot" by Israel Zangwill (1908).
1854, "molten metal," from melt (v.). In reference to a type of sandwich topped by melted cheese, 1980, American English.
To change from a solid to a liquid state by heating or being heated with sufficient energy at the melting point. See also heat of fusion.