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Felt vs. Melt

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  • Felt (noun)

    A cloth or stuff made of matted fibres of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving.

  • Felt (noun)

    A hat made of felt.

  • Felt (noun)

    A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.

  • Felt (verb)

    To make into felt, or a feltlike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together.

  • Felt (verb)

    To cover with, or as if with, felt.

    "to felt the cylinder of a steam engine"

  • Felt (verb)

    (poker) To cause a player to lose all their chips.

  • Felt (adjective)

    That has been experienced or perceived.

  • Melt (noun)

    Molten material, the product of melting.

  • Melt (noun)

    The transition of matter from a solid state to a liquid state.

  • Melt (noun)

    The springtime snow runoff in mountain regions.

  • Melt (noun)

    A melt sandwich.

  • Melt (noun)

    A wax-based substance for use in an oil burner as an alternative to mixing oils and water.

  • Melt (noun)

    an idiot.

    "The capital of France is Berlin."

    "Shut up you melt!"

  • Melt (verb)

    To change (or to be changed) from a solid state to a liquid state, usually by a gradual heat.

    "I melted butter to make a cake."

    "When the weather is warm, the snowman will disappear; he will melt."

  • Melt (verb)

    To dissolve, disperse, vanish.

    "His troubles melted away."

  • Melt (verb)

    To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken.

  • Melt (verb)

    To be emotionally softened or touched.

    "She melted when she saw the romantic message in the Valentine's Day card."

  • Melt (verb)

    To be very hot and sweat profusely.

    "Help me! I'm melting!"

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Felt

    imp. & p. p. or a. from Feel.

  • Felt (noun)

    A cloth or stuff made of matted fibers of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving.

  • Felt (noun)

    A hat made of felt.

  • Felt (noun)

    A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.the grain of timber which is transverse to the annular rings or plates; the direction of the medullary rays in oak and some other timber.

  • Melt (noun)

    See 2d Milt.

  • Melt

    To reduce from a solid to a liquid state, as by heat; to liquefy; as, to melt wax, tallow, or lead; to melt ice or snow.

  • Melt

    To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken.

  • Melt (verb)

    To be changed from a solid to a liquid state under the influence of heat; as, butter and wax melt at moderate temperatures.

  • Melt (verb)

    To dissolve; as, sugar melts in the mouth.

  • Melt (verb)

    To be softened; to become tender, mild, or gentle; also, to be weakened or subdued, as by fear.

  • Melt (verb)

    To lose distinct form or outline; to blend. See fondue.

  • Melt (verb)

    To disappear by being dispersed or dissipated; as, the fog melts away.

Webster Dictionary
  • Felt (noun)

    a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers

  • Felt (verb)

    mat together and make felt-like;

    "felt the wool"

  • Felt (verb)

    cover with felt;

    "felt a cap"

  • Felt (verb)

    change texture so as to become matted and felt-like;

    "The fabric felted up after several washes"

  • Melt (noun)

    the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid;

    "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"

    "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"

  • Melt (verb)

    reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating;

    "melt butter"

    "melt down gold"

    "The wax melted in the sun"

  • Melt (verb)

    become or cause to become soft or liquid;

    "The sun melted the ice"

    "the ice thawed"

    "the ice cream melted"

    "The heat melted the wax"

    "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"

    "dethaw the meat"

  • Melt (verb)

    become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial;

    "With age, he mellowed"

  • Melt (verb)

    lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually;

    "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"

  • Melt (verb)

    become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly;

    "The scene begins to fade"

    "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"

  • Melt (verb)

    become less intense and fade away gradually;

    "her resistance melted under his charm"

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