: a fast-drying nonvolatile adhesive applied hot in the molten state

Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hot-melt was in 1935

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“Hot-melt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot-melt. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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