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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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If possible, don't add the cheese until the very end, otherwise it has a way of dissolving right into the casserole and not staying on top in that appealing melty way.
The bottle-shaped bar has soft, melty cocoa and shea butters and cornflour to absorb excess oils, so when the massage is over, skin feels soft and touchable, but not greasy.
Cook until they go all melty and serve in a bap with fried onions.
Grab s' more ingredients near the rental shop for a melty treat by the rinkside firepit.
I just know that come Armageddon, two elderly women in Treharris will have a conversation that goes: "Do you know Edna, as I stood there watching that huge mushroom cloud billowing ominously on the horizon and surely signifying the end of days, I realised I wouldn't be able to hang the washing out because the pegs had gone all melty.
An online interactive microsite has launched this week with the strapline "As melty, as tasty, just Lighter".
Dish of the Year: A remarkable offering of thick, smooth potato soup boosted with melty black cod and morels.
LIVER is lean, nutritious, quick to cook, goes with almost anything, and has a wonderfully soft melty texture.
The flames give store-bought pizza crust a brick-oven taste, while the toppings--marinated chicken, ripe tomatoes and melty mozzarella--pack a summery flavor punch.
A deliciously affordable set of 25 melty middles - these make a brilliant 'of course I remembered to buy you a present' set to have on hand in Advent.