To be disastrously affected: When you put on that kind of outfit, boys are going to melt down (1990s+)
NBC News — I thought they were going to, like, melt down over there.
It may be cold in Park City, but the economy continues to melt down.
I kept strictly to Beethoven's request; and Artaria, to avoid a law-suit, was compelled to melt down the plates.
Now melt down some mutton fat, and, while hot, add to the boiling lye.
Without, the spring thaws which were to melt down the mountain of snow in the ravine below were no longer presaged, but at hand.
It would take a generator of such size that we'd have to melt down every gun, knife, axe, every piece of steel and iron we have.
It has been the custom also from time to time to melt down obsolete plate into newer forms and more useful vessels.
A temperature that will make steel run like water and melt down fireclay has absolutely no effect upon it.
Some of them gave me a hint to melt down my plate by asking if it were not lead.
Ammunition being short, the owner of the printing works orders his workmen to melt down all the alphabets.