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molten

adjective mol·ten \ˈmōl-tən\

: melted by heat

Full Definition of MOLTEN

1
obsolete :  made by melting and casting
2
:  fused or liquefied by heat :  melted <molten lava>
3
:  having warmth or brilliance :  glowing
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Origin of MOLTEN

Middle English, from past participle of melten to melt
First Known Use: 14th century
MOLTEN Defined for Kids

molten

adjective mol·ten \ˈmōl-tən\

Definition of MOLTEN for Kids

:  melted especially by very great heat <molten metal>

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