- Archaic A past participle of melt. (verb)
- Made liquid by heat; melted: molten lead. (adjective)
- Made by melting and casting in a mold. (adjective)
- Brilliantly glowing, from or as if from intense heat: "A huge red bed of coals blazed and quivered with molten fury” ( Richard Wright). (adjective)
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