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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.
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Investigators concluded that these fires had originated in the wall behind the cheese melters. The company that owned these restaurants hired an engineer who removed the sheathing from the wall behind undamaged cheese melters at several other restaurants.
"We had to stop the main melter's belly-band repairs from consuming both seasonal shutdowns," he says, "because that was postponing a lot of other work that needed to be done."
Careful development of the concrete at the outset as well as a prudent choice of a winter ice melter can go a long way to extending the life of your area concrete--and, in the long run, your overall maintenance budget.
Melters are a large component used to create the glass in the canisters.
The growth of blends is driven by the fact that consumers want ice melters that are less irritating to their pets; that help protect driveways, sidewalks and steps from needing costly repairs; and that work quickly so they can spend less time outside clearing away ice and snow.
The company said that its Safe Step Pro Series 960 Choice Formula ice melter will carry the DfE label showing that each ingredient contained in the product meets the EPA's criteria for environmental safety.
Each melter also has a system of lids, with one serving as a radiation shield and the other sealing the melter to allow a ventilation system to keep radioactive gases contained.
Salt and minerals supplier North American Salt Company, a subsidiary of minerals producer Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP), has added a new pet-friendly product to its Safe Step family of ice melters, the company said on Thursday.
The low-level melter facility is the only plant that is still being built.
As adhesive is dispensed, levels in the melter tank decrease.
This summer, three Morton Salt ice-melting products earned the seal: Morton Action Melt Blend, a fast-acting ice melter; Morton Safe-T-Plus Eco-Safe Ice Melt; and Morton Safe-T-Power Calcium Chloride, an ice melter for extremely low temperatures.
Radioactive debris remained after Melter 2 was removed for replacement in May.