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melt

1. verb turn to liquid form2. verb feel very hot3. verb mellow4. verb disappear5. verb embrace6. noun MET of snow7. noun FOOD hot sandwich8. noun MIN melted metal etc
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1 verb turn to liquid form
INTRANSITIVEleáigh verb  c m uthe snow is melting tá an sneachta ag leá, tá an sneachta ag coscairtwait until the butter has melted fan go mbeidh an t-im leáite
TRANSITIVEleáigh verb  c m umelt the chocolate in a bowl leáigh an tseacláid i mbabhla
2 verb feel very hot INTRANSITIVEbheith bruiteI was melting in the heat bhí mé bruite ag an teas, bhí mé marbh ag an teas
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3 verb mellow
INTRANSITIVEbog verb  c m uséimhigh verb his heart melted bogadh an croí ann, leáigh a chroí
TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m uséimhigh verb to melt sb's heart croí duine a bhogadh, croí duine a leá
4 verb disappear INTRANSITIVEleáigh verb  c m uimigh ó radharcthe thieves melted away into the crowd d'éalaigh na gadaithe leo i measc an tsluathey melted into the night shlog an dorchadas iad the stranger had melted into thin air ní raibh an strainséir le feiceáil beo ná marbh, ní raibh tásc ná tuairisc ar an strainséir 5 verb embrace INTRANSITIVEshe melted against him dheasaigh sí isteach leisshe melted into his arms shnaidhm sí í féin ann, chuach sí í féin isteach lena ucht 6 noun MET of snowleá masc4coscairt fem3 7 noun FOOD hot sandwichleátán masc  c m utuna melt leátán tuinnín 8 noun MIN melted metal etcleátán masc  c m u
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sth melts in the mouth

FOODthe salmon melted in the mouth bhí an bradán bog blasta, ba mhór an spórt é an bradán

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