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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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One elastic band is stretched and secured between the two material layers, which are partially comprised of meltable material.
The nurse also obtains an Italian ice, the meltable bolus for EATS which is stored in the freezing compartment of the refrigerator.
As against this, the importers of meltable scrape had to pay a duty of only Rs.
Four months ago, three-year-old Jacob who has Down syndrome and still receives nourishment via a bottle, started taking meltable solid foods," said Heidi Moore, Jacob's mother.
have improved this process by first preparing a tape from a mixture of continuous parallel reinforcing fibers such glass and meltable thermoplastic fibers.