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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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Recently it was found that both contents of memory mappings and kernel memory could be leaked with Intel (INTC) x86 and Arm CPUs under a Meltdown attack.
Exploitation against cloud services is potentially the most worrying scenario, since the Meltdown can be exploited on a virtual machine in order to access memory from the host machine.
Unlike Meltdown, which is so far known to affect only Intel chips, Spectre affects not only Intel but also AMD- and ARM-manufactured chips.
Luckily, it is possible to protect against Meltdown and Spectre.
The opportunity afforded at Guy Garvey's Meltdown was an event Robert was passionately drawn to.
If the use of numerous legal terms thus far have wearied the reader, perhaps Meltdown is not for you.
During the meltdown, the primary reaction to form hydrogen occurred when zirconium cladding reacted with steam to form 126,000 cubic feet of hydrogen.
Since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami triggered the nuclear crisis, TEPCO has continued to grapple with massive amounts of radioactive water that have accumulated inside the plant as a result of continuing water injections into the meltdown reactors.
The winner of the 2013 GIT (Getintothis) award will play alongside music legends such as Iggy Pop, Siouxsie and Patti Smith at her Meltdown 2013 festival at London's Southbank Centre.
Colvin, an educational and behavioral consultant who has been a special and general education teacher, administrator, and university researcher, and Sheehan, who has a background in research psychology, outline steps special and general education teachers, parents, and service providers can use to prevent and respond to the various phases of meltdown behavior in students with autism spectrum disorders.
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ONE OF this year's X Factor contestants has already had an emotional meltdown, saying she wants to "jump off a cliff".