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adjective mol·ten \ˈmōl-tən\

Simple Definition of molten

  • : melted by heat

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of molten

  1. 1 obsolete :  made by melting and casting

  2. 2 :  fused or liquefied by heat :  melted <molten lava>

  3. 3 :  having warmth or brilliance :  glowing

Origin of molten

Middle English, from past participle of melten to melt


First Known Use: 14th century


MOLTEN Defined for Kids

molten

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adjective mol·ten \ˈmōl-tən\

Definition of molten for Students

  1. :  melted especially by very great heat <molten metal>




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