melt down

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Synonyms for melt down

reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating

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But if the electrical cabling burns and the pumps that cool the reactor core become disabled, the core could begin to over-heat, and the reactor could melt down.
Mr Hurley said, 'We melt down the stone and then spin it into fibres, with the process taking about an hour, and creating an entirely natural product - the process was first discovered after strands of stone were found near active volcanoes.
It is presented in pastilles, which flow readily and melt down quickly, and is available in 14kg sacks or multi-trip reusable bulk bags.
cakes which are easy to melt down and apply to the tops of bottles.
Pastor's own artworks don't melt down but puff up, their biotic artifice similarly born of tradition, yet unorthodox in its optimistic desire to reenchant an audience that thinks it's seen everything.
And tiny, virtually undetectable cracks in the tubes, if present, could lead to a loss of coolant, which could, in turn, cause the worst-case nuclear nightmare--a core melt down.
The rings melt down and a small carbon fragment evaporates as the atoms settle into their new arrangement.
In addition, the separators were developed for safety, quality and value featuring excellent melt down and shut-down properties, and uniquely balanced LIB power capacity and density.
If you want to watch a conventional golfer melt down in a hurry -- moreso than if he'd just snap hooked a drive -- ask him what he thinks about Natural Golf.