Definition of molten in English:


Syllabification: mol·ten
Pronunciation: /ˈmōltn


  • (Especially of materials with a high melting point, such as metal and glass) liquefied by heat.
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    • A spectacular form of heat advection occurs when molten rock, or magma, erupts from a volcano.
    • Watch skilled craftspeople create intricate designs from the intense heat of molten glass.
    • Solidification of the molten material into rocks happened as the Earth cooled.
    liquefied, liquid, fluid, melted, flowing


Middle English: archaic past participle of melt.

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