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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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As noted in last month's column, if you have a melt pump, it may require a multi-channel data logger to plot screw speed, head pressure, and motor load to see the pattern.
Hot melts can be applied to papers from 23 gram to 185 gram, and up to 62-in.
one way to keep detrimental oxides from finding their way into your melt is to avoid putting the heel back into the furnace when you're pouring from a ladle.
When these elements are present in steel after the melt process, they are also known as residuals.
The temperature at which each candy melts is its melting point.
Various LLDPE resins of different molecular weights (melt indices), densities, comonomer types, and molecular weight distributions (MWD) were tested to evaluate the effect of polymer structure on melt strength behavior at several extrusion temperatures.
The premium melt expansion will complement Carpenter's existing state-of-the-art melting, forging and finishing operations.
Injecting flux chemicals in a controlled, measured amount below the melt surface provides for more environmentally friendly, efficient usage.
Extruders with poorly-designed screws can exhibit random and premature break-up of the solid plug, allowing the unmelted pellets to become dispersed in the melt pool, rather than remaining segregated from it.
Since that's below normal body temperature, Perry says, your body heat can melt the solid paraffin inside each capsule.
Melt now has sixteen stores operating in four states.
Discontinuous start-stop plasticating causes significant pressure fluctuations in the barrel, which affects the amount of injected gas going into the melt stream, Park reported.