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melt

  
a       vt  
1      (lit)  
  [+snow, chocolate, butter]  
derretir, fundir  
  [+metal]  
fundir  
  [+chemical]  
disolver
2      (fig)   (=soften)   ablandar
b       vi  
1      (lit)  
[snow, chocolate, butter]  
derretirse, fundirse  
[metal]  
fundirse  
[chemical]  
disolverse  
it melts in the mouth      se deshace en la boca  
    butter       A  
2      (fig)  
2.1    [person]   (=soften)   ablandarse  
to melt into tears      deshacerse en lágrimas  
IDIOMS her heart melted with pity      se le ablandó el corazón de lástima  
2.2    (=disappear)  
the gunman melted into the crowd      el pistolero desapareció entre la multitud  
night melted into day      la noche dio paso al día  


melt away      vi + adv  
1      (lit)   derretirse
2      (fig)  
[confidence]  
desvanecerse  
[money]  
evaporarse  
[crowd]  
dispersarse  
[person]  
esfumarse, escabullirse  
melt down      vt + adv   fundir
Translation English - Spanish Collins Dictionary  
to melt into tears exp.
deshacerse en lágrimas

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-Spanish
exp.
es una mosquita muerta
(IDIOMS)
exp.
pareces una mosquita muerta ; eres una mosquita muerta
[Fig.]
exp.
se deshace en la boca
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'melt' also found in translations in Spanish-English dictionary
vt.
melt
exp.
they melt in your mouth
v.
1) melt (vt), 2) melt (refl)
exp.
to look as if butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth
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"melt": examples and translations in context
You all have one hour to melt these blocks of ice. Tienen una hora para derretir estos bloques de hielo.
Fires not hot enough to melt steel - Fuego no tan caliente como para derretir acero.
Watching ice melt... This is fun. Ayudar al hielo a derretirse, eso es divertido.
The bear's world is about to melt away. El mundo del oso está por derretirse.
This laser gun can melt anything. Esta arma láser puede fundir lo que sea.
Only specialized technicians must may be allowed to melt cadmium metal. Sólo técnicos especializados deben ser autorizados a fundir cadmio en forma de metal.
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