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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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Chernobyl's Shelter team will apply EKOR in the area of the "bubble pool," where molten nuclear fuel had collected after the catastrophic melt down of Reactor 4 in 1986.
America and other Western countries helped Russia, Ukraine and other former Soviet states assure that weakened or outdated nuclear power plants didn't melt down.
This summer, despite the melt down in gold prices, and in the wake of the Bre-X scandal, Augen's asset value declined by less than 6 percent from June 30 to August 31st to approximately $4.
That run-up led people to melt down trophies, sell heirloom place settings and search frantically for old silver quarters.
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