- a person or thing that melts.
- a person in charge of a steelmaking furnace.
Origin of melter
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Examples from the Web for melter
The melter was a small tank through which ran a coil of steam pipes.The Home of the Blizzard
"You need not go up if you don't feel like it," said the melter.
"It would serve the brute right if I killed him," roared the melter.
"If he comes against us we'll make him alight and strip the 'tin' off his jacket to go to the melter's," said Nicholas.
Every melter and maker of wax from honeycombs shall put his mark on every piece of his wax to be sold.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.
S. A. Reilly