EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Blend of melt +‎ weld; alternatively, from English melled (mingled; blended), past participle of mell.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɛld/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛld

VerbEdit

meld (third-person singular simple present melds, present participle melding, simple past and past participle melded)

  1. (US) to combine multiple similar objects into one.
    One can meld copper and zinc together to form brass.
    Much as America's motto celebrates melding many into one, South Africa's says that it doesn't matter what you look like — we can all be proud of our young country. - The New York Times, 26/02/2007 [1]
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Etymology 2Edit

Probably borrowed from Dutch or German melden (to report, announce). Compare cognate Middle English melden (to call out, accuse), from Old English meldian (to declare, announce, tell).

VerbEdit

meld (third-person singular simple present melds, present participle melding, simple past and past participle melded)

  1. In card games, especially of the rummy family, to announce or display a combination of cards.
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NounEdit

meld (plural melds)

  1. A combination of cards which is melded.
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DanishEdit

VerbEdit

meld

  1. imperative of melde

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

meld

  1. first-person singular present indicative of melden
  2. imperative of melden

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

meld

  1. imperative of melde

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse meldr.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

meld m (definite singular melden, indefinite plural meldar, definite plural meldane)

  1. grinding, crushing
  2. an amount of grain that is to be milled
  3. an amount of flour that returns from the mill
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

ParticipleEdit

meld (neuter singular meldt, definite singular and plural melde)

  1. past participle of melde

VerbEdit

meld

  1. imperative of melda and melde

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