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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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Take temperature readings at 5- or 10-minute intervals until ice is completely melted and water has reached room temperature.
In small microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter on high power about 30 seconds, until melted.
This phenomenon mixes melted and unmelted plastic, reducing melt quality.
However, PHO does not exhibit spherulitic texture, so in order to determine crystallization rate all samples were melted, then allowed to crystallize at different temperatures for 24 hours.
In the final analysis, total energy cost per ton of iron melted is $23.
The rapid expansion of this superheated gas blows melted and pulverized material into the atmosphere or back into space.
While economic conditions and trade policy combine to affect where steel is made, ferrous scrap continues to be melted both here and abroad.
They must be melted at 250 F so they can be dispensed through a gun like thermoplastic hot melts.
These delicious hand-held delights are made by simply dunking a frozen banana on a stick in melted white chocolate and then decorating with Halloween sprinkles.
According o Boehm, the overall difference in cost per ton of iron melted is $25.
For the oceans to have swollen that much, significant portions of Earth's polar ice must have melted, says Hearty, who works as a geologic consultant in Honolulu.
The white confection dubbed White Bear Paws is a chewy caramel-peanut mixture topped with melted white chocolate chips.