any of the class of thermosetting resins formed by the interaction of melamine and formaldehyde: used chiefly as adhesives for laminated materials and as coatings for paper, plastics, and textiles.
a thermosetting amino resin, stable to heat and light, produced from melamine and used for moulded products, adhesives, and surface coatings
[Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑˈmɛd; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑ mɪd/ noun, plural melammdim [Sephardic Hebrew muh-lahm-deem; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lahm-dim] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑmˈdim; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑm dɪm/ (Show IPA). Hebrew. 1. . [Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑˈmɛd; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑ mɪd/ noun, plural melamdim [Sephardic Hebrew […]
[muh-lam-puh s] /məˈlæm pəs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the first seer and healer: his ears were licked by serpents he had raised, enabling him to understand the speech and wisdom of animals.
1. variant of before a vowel: melanism.
[mel-uh n-koh-lee-uh, -kohl-yuh] /ˌmɛl ənˈkoʊ li ə, -ˈkoʊl yə/ noun 1. a mental condition characterized by great depression of spirits and gloomy forebodings. 2. Psychiatry. . /ˌmɛlənˈkəʊlɪə/ noun 1. a former name for depression n. 1690s, from Modern Latin melancholia (see melancholy). melancholia mel·an·cho·li·a (měl’ən-kō’lē-ə) n. A mental disorder characterized by depression, apathy, and withdrawal. […]