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molten

[ mohl-tn ]
/ ˈmoʊl tn /
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verb

a past participle of melt1.

adjective

liquefied by heat; in a state of fusion; melted: molten lead.
produced by melting and casting: a molten image.

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Origin of molten

1250–1300; Middle English; old past participle of melt1

OTHER WORDS FROM molten

mol·ten·ly, adverbsu·per·mol·ten, adjectiveun·mol·ten, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for molten

molten
/ (ˈməʊltən) /

adjective

liquefied; meltedmolten lead
made by having been meltedmolten casts

verb

the past participle of melt
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