Molten Mol"ten, a. [See {Melt}.] 1. Melted; being in a state of fusion, esp. when the liquid state is produced by a high degree of heat; as, molten iron. [1913 Webster]

2. Made by melting and casting the substance or metal of which the thing is formed; as, a molten image. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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