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Etymology 1Edit

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

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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).

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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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meld (plural melds)

  1. A combination of cards which is melded.
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DanishEdit

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meld

  1. imperative of melde

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɛlt

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meld

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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meld

  1. imperative of melde

Norwegian NynorskEdit

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meld

  1. imperative of melda