melt in

melt in something

1. [for something] to melt to a liquid at a high temperature. Surely the plastic cup will melt in such heat. This tray will melt in the oven, so keep it out of there.
2. [for something] to dissolve in a particular liquid. Sugar melts in hot water easily. Will this substance melt in heated water?
See also: melt
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She seized a live horse-shoe by the tail, and made prize of several five-fingers, and laid out a jelly-fish to melt in the warm sun.
A portion of the stone will I grind to impalpable powder; other parts shall be dissolved in acids, or whatever solvents will act upon so admirable a composition; and the remainder I design to melt in the crucible, or set on fire with the blow-pipe.
During degassing, the purge gas is most beneficial when it is introduced to the melt in numerous fine bubbles because the increased surface area of the smaller bubbles creates more opportunity to contact the hydrogen and carry it out.
Taste the pasta and, if you think it needs it, melt in even more cheese, up to 1/2 cup.
The chocolate kisses should melt in your hand, because chocolate's melting point is lower than the average human body temperature: 37[degrees]C (98.
Residence time of melt in the die-land region is so short that temperatures there can be set relatively high.
If we all attained the American--or to be fair the European--standard of living the world would not only run out of resources but would drown in its own pollution and/or melt in its own exhaust heat.
Dual-output power units make it possible to simultaneously melt in one furnace and hold with power in a second pouring furnace, increasing production up to 40% at the same KVA compared to a single furnace/single power unit system and by up to 20% compared to a 'butterfly' batch melting system with two furnaces and a single power supply.
Less fuel is generally required to melt iron in the foundry office than is required to melt in a cupola.
Reoxidation is a local condition within the melt in which reintroduced oxygen combines with and swells the aluminum particles to form large inclusions.
The most efficient method of introducing Ca is feeding steel clad calcium wire through the slag cover [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED] and deep into the molten steel beneath, where it will melt in fewer than three seconds.
The basic unit allows a foundry to melt in one furnace while providing power to maintain a precise temperature in a second furnace for pouring and/or holding without electric or mechanical furnace switching.
To ensure that flux does its job effectively, it must be applied to the melt in a TABULAR DATA OMITTED safe and efficient manner.
The other is designed to either maintain metal temperature or to heat the melt in the ladle.
Prior to the development of the solid-state systems, erosion of the refractory wall resulted in increased electrical demand due to a change in coupling between the coil and melt in the lower frequency systems.