Definition of molten adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈməʊltən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊltən//
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(of metal, rock, or glass) heated to a very high temperature so that it becomes liquid molten lead a stream of molten lava Word Origin Middle English: archaic past participle of melt.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: molten