Felts vs Melts - What's the difference?

felts | melts |


As verbs the difference between felts and melts

is that felts is (felt) while melts is (melt).

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felts

English

Verb

(head)
  • (felt)
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    felt

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) felt, from (etyl) ), from *pel- 'to beat'. More at anvil.

    Noun

    (wikipedia felt) (-)
  • A cloth or stuff made of matted fibres of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving.
  • * Shakespeare, King Lear , act 4, scene 6:
  • It were a delicate stratagem to shoe A troop of horse with felt .
  • A hat made of felt.
  • (obsolete) A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.
  • * 1707 , John Mortimer, The whole art of husbandry :
  • To know whether sheep are sound or not, see that the felt be loose.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make into felt, or a feltlike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together.
  • (Sir Matthew Hale)
  • To cover with, or as if with, felt.
  • to felt the cylinder of a steam engine

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) .

    Verb

    (head)
  • (feel)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has been experienced or perceived.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 257:
  • Conversions to Islam can therefore be a deeply felt aesthetic experience that rarely occurs in Christian accounts of conversion, which are generally the source rather than the result of a Christian experience of beauty.

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    melts

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (melt)
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    melt

    English

    Noun

  • Molten material, the product of melting .
  • The transition of matter from a solid state to a liquid state.
  • The springtime snow runoff in mountain regions.
  • A melt sandwich.
  • * 2002 , Tod Dimmick, Complete idiot's guide to 20-minute meals? :
  • I recently asked a group of people whether they had eaten tuna melts as a kid. Everyone remembered a version of this dish.
  • A wax-based substance for use in an oil burner as an alternative to mixing oils and water.
  • (UK, slang) an idiot.
  • The capital of France is Berlin.
    Shut up you melt !

    Verb

  • (ergative) To change (or to be changed) from a solid state to a liquid state, usually by a gradual heat.
  • I melted butter to make a cake.
    When the weather is warm, the snowman will disappear; he will melt .
  • (figuratively) To dissolve, disperse, vanish.
  • His troubles melted away.
  • (figurative) To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take away the firmness of; to weaken.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Thou would'st have melted down thy youth.
  • * Dryden
  • For pity melts the mind to love.
  • (colloquial) To be very hot and sweat profusely.
  • Help me! I'm melting !

    Synonyms

    * (change from solid to liquid) to