melting
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈmɛltɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of melt#English|melt
Adjective

melting

  1. Which is melting, dissolving or liquefying.
  2. Given over to strong emotion; tender; aroused; emotional, tearful.
    • 1714, Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock, I.i:
      What guards the purities of melting maids, / In courtly balls, and midnight masquerades [...]?
  3. That causes one to melt with emotion; able to make others feel tender and emotional.
Noun

melting (plural meltings)

  1. The process of changing the state of a substance from solid to liquid by heating it past its melting point.
  2. (figurative) The act of softening or mitigating.
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