melt-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: the process of thawing frozen liquid

Commentary: MELT[+process][+thawing][+of_liquid][+frozen]

The spring melt occurred late this year.
The power failure caused the melt of the ice cream in the freezer.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: an amount of thawed liquid

Commentary: MELT[+quantity][+amount][+of_liquid][+thawed]
NOTE: relates to Sense 1, but refers to an amount of liquid, rather than the activity of thawing

The melt from that snowpack has increased this year.
There was less melt recorded on glaciers in Antarctica than in earlier years.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b

Sense Number 3: a hot sandwich with melted cheese

Commentary: MELT[+artifact][+food][+sandwich][+hot][+with_cheese]

Tom ordered a tuna melt with french fries.
Today's special is a patty melt with caramelized onions and gruyere cheese.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1c