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melt

(melt),
1. Denature, used to describe RNA polymerase action in decoupling DNA base pairs.
2. To make the transition from solid to liquid, a process in which ions or molecules leave ordered position and acquire random motions.
3. to undergo any of several processes in which molecules or parts of molecules acquire greater random movement (for example, tumbling motion of lipid hydrocarbon chains within a biologic membrane, disruption of base stacking in nucleic acid on heating).
4. A molten substance.

melt

verb (oncology) To shrink, said of a tumour or lymph nodes after radiation therapy.

melt

(melt)
Denature, used to describe RNA polymerase action in decoupling DNA base pairs.

melt

butcher's name for spleen.
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Hot melts are 100 percent solids--no plasticizers, solvents or water.
Computer simulations of the melt conveying capacity also indicated this to be the case, yielding calculated theoretical output values that were significantly higher than what was actually being observed at the extruder.
Two hexene copolymer LLDPE resins, which had short chain branches and the same melt index (0.
Excessively high temperatures in melt processing mean a greater tendency for hydrogen absorption and oxide formation.
The material actually makes your body feel cool for an instant as heat flows from your body to melt the wax, Perry says.
The Melt concept leverages the universal appeal and enormous volume of ice cream sales and consumption in the United States and around the world.
The new machine accomplishes continuous extruder operation by means of a positive-displacement gear pump and an additional melt accumulator.
In addition coke contains ash, which is difficult to melt.
In a large nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over low heat.
If global warming continues unabated, regardless of whether it's due primarily to natural cycles or human activity, many glaciers could literally melt out of existence.
hot melt markets: Technology is geared for fast-packaging applications.