melter

[mel-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that melts.
2.
a person in charge of a steelmaking furnace.

Origin:
1525–35; melt1 + -er1

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melt (mɛlt)
 
vb , melts, melting, melted, melted, molten
1.  to liquefy (a solid) or (of a solid) to become liquefied, as a result of the action of heat
2.  to become or make liquid; dissolve: cakes that melt in the mouth
3.  (often foll by away) to disappear; fade
4.  (foll by down) to melt (metal scrap) for reuse
5.  (often foll by into) to blend or cause to blend gradually
6.  to make or become emotional or sentimental; soften
 
n
7.  the act or process of melting
8.  something melted or an amount melted
 
[Old English meltan to digest; related to Old Norse melta to malt (beer), digest, Greek meldein to melt]
 
'meltable
 
adj
 
melta'bility
 
n
 
'melter
 
n
 
'meltingly
 
adv
 
'meltingness
 
n

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Example sentences
Holster the discharge hose to the melter if it is not thermostatically heat controlled.
The decomposition products can easily be removed from the low volume of melter off-gas.
Materials shall be capable of being loaded directly from pallet to the melter without any shucking of boxes or other preparation.
The material balance calculations primarily follow the material that directly leads to melter feed.
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