un·​melt·​ed ˌən-ˈmel-təd How to pronounce unmelted (audio)
: not melted
unmelted ice cream

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Remove any unmelted ice cubes, then drain well. BostonGlobe.com, 22 June 2021 When there are a few unmelted pieces, remove from heat and stir. Rita Nader Heikenfeld, The Enquirer, 10 Feb. 2023 Another, beside a woodpile, wore a sheepskin-and-leather jacket that was speckled with unmelted snow. Luke Mogelson, The New Yorker, 2 May 2022 Robert DePalma, an adjunct professor and University of Manchester graduate student, said Tanis researchers have found spherules containing pieces of unmelted rock. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, 8 Apr. 2022 Too little will be bland and insufficient to coat the pasta, and too much may yield either a gloppy mess or a bowl with clumps of unmelted cheese. Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2021 Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes and then check where the sugar is melted, unmelted or burned to determine hot and cold spots. Washington Post, 18 Oct. 2021 Shards of unmelted, shaved Parmesan sit atop melted mozzarella, but the two cheeses don't blend so much as coexist. David Fleshler, sun-sentinel.com, 11 Aug. 2021 Inside, Legos and Christmas decorations were unmelted, and a propane tank behind the house was ¾ full. Alana Semuels, Time, 2 June 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmelted was circa 1550

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“Unmelted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmelted. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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