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Definition of the noun meld

What does meld mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: melds

  1. a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of meld: basket rummy / canasta
    • more generic words: rum / rummy = a card game based on collecting sets and sequences
    • more specific words:
      • bolivia = a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
      • samba = a form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers

Alternative definition of the noun meld


  1. A combination of cards which is melded.

Definition of the verb meld

What does meld mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: melded | melding | melds

  1. announce for a score; of cards in a card game
  2. lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually
  3. mix together different elements
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural]A new firm will integrate their ice cream production lines | Herman mixed the eggs
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] togetherHerman mixed the eggs and the cream together
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] with / into / to [Patient 2]Herman mixed the eggs with the cream | Herman whipped sugar with the cream
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb]The eggs and the cream mixed
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] togetherEggs and cream mix well together
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] togetherThe eggs and the cream mixed together
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with / into / to [Patient 2]Eggs mix well with cream | This computer will connect well to the network
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with / into / to [Patient 2]The eggs mixed with the cream

      Verbs of Combining (with the same syntax): amalgamate, blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, compound, fuse, merge, mingle, mix.

    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of meld: blend / coalesce / combine / commingle / conflate / flux / fuse / immix / merge / mix
    • more generic term: change integrity = change in physical make-up
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the verb meld


  1. [US] to combine two similar objects into one
  2. In card games, especially of the rummy family, to announce or display a combination of cards.


Meld: When Meld completed the British Fillies Triple Crown by defeating Nucleus in the 1955 St. Leger, she was only the fourth filly to do so in the 20th century. She was undefeated as a three-year-old and was head of the 3YO Handicap.

  • born in (63 years ago), child of Alycidon


Meld is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics Universe. Meld's first appearance was in Sentinel Squad O*N*E #1, created by John Layman and Aaron Lopresti.


"Meld" is a musical album of Endif & Caustic.

  • released in (10 years ago)


  1. Meld is the visual diff and merge tool of GNOME targeted at developers. It allows users to compare two or three files or directories visually, color-coding the different lines.
  2. MELD a.k.a. CycL in computer science and artificial intelligence is an ontology language used by Doug Lenat's Cyc artificial intelligence project. Ramanathan V. Guha was instrumental in the design of early versions of the language. There is a close variant of CycL known as MELD.
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  3. Meld: In card games, a meld is a set of matching cards, typically three or more, that earn a player points and/or allow him to deplete his hand. Melds typically come in sequences of ascending cards belonging to the same suit know as runs or sets/groups of cards of identical rank. Other ones may be marriage and bezique.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Meld

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Google previewAnesthesiology Board Review Pearls of Wisdom 3/E (2012)

by Sudharma Ranasinghe, Kerri Wahl, Eric Harris, David Lubarsky

The MELD is a scoring system for assessing the severity of chronic liver disease. It was initially developed to predict death within 3 months of surgery in patients who had undergone a TIPS procedure and was subsequently found to be useful ...

Google previewBengal District Gazetteers (1908)

by Bengal (India)

The meld is a great bathing festival, for, according to local belief, the Kabadak at this place, and for that day, acquires the sanctity of the Granges, a result due to the virtue of Kapilmuni or Kapileswari. The old temple of Kapileswari fell down ...

Google previewDrawing the Line (2016)

Healthcare Rationing and the Cutoff Problem by Philip M. Rosoff

Notes MELD is an acronym that stands for “model for end-stage liver disease.” It is a combination of several laboratory test values (serum albumin, bilirubin, a testing of the ability to clot the blood, etc.) ...

Google previewModern Techniques in Computational Chemistry: MOTECC-91 (1991)

by E. Clementi

Introduction MELD is a molecular configuration interaction program developed primarily for the study of electronic excitation spectra and molecular properties. It is a "classical" brute-force program which makes no use of unitary groups, direct ...

Google previewPrimary Care (2012)

A Collaborative Practice by Terry Mahan Buttaro, JoAnn Trybulski, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, Joanne Sandberg-Cook

The MELD is a classification Differential Diagnosis ...

Google previewChildhoods, Real and Imagined (2013)

by Priscilla Alderson

MELD is a system that emphasises the dynamic movement forward in DCR, driven by the Real bodies 67.

Google previewIrwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine (2008)

by Richard S. Irwin, James M. Rippe

MELD is an accurate predictor of short-term survival (3 months) in patients with cirrhosis awaiting liver transplantation [93–95]. Contraindications for liver transplantation include sepsis, advanced cardiac or pulmonary disease, extrahepatic ...

Google previewDictionary Visions, Research and Practice (2007)

Selected papers from the 12th International Symposium on Lexicography, Copenhagen 2004 by Henrik Gottlieb, Jens Erik Mogensen

(MELD) Metaphors and Dictionaries: The Morass ofMeaning, or How to Get Two Ideas for One. Geart van der Meer. ( MELD) Nine Learner's Dictionaries. Robert Ilson. (MELD) The Treatment of Affixes in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Games (1914)

Including All the Indoor Games Played at the Present Day, [etc.]. by Robert Frederick Foster

fresh meld. This is a very important rule, and little understood. Suppose a player holds four Kings and four Queens. The total count for the various combinations these cards will make is 220: two plain-suit marriages, 20 each ; royal marriage, ...

Google previewThe Atlantis Encyclopedia (2005)

by Frank Joseph

Meld. An island in the Atlantic Ocean from which the Family of Partholon immigrated to pre-Celtic Ireland before the “Pleasant Plain” disappeared in a “ storm.” (See Partholon). Magog. Cited in the Old Testament (Genesis 10: 2) as the ...

Google previewDictionary of Critical Realism (2015)

by Mervyn Hartwig

MELD TOTALITY. Dimension singles out a geo-historically recent form of causality – product-inprocess: human intentional causality, transformative AGENCY or praxis. Thus the MELD moments and corresponding concepts (see Table 29), ...

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Small photo of Humbugs are little butterscotch/ peppermint Christmas candies, brown and white striped, flavored with maple syrup. They can be meld together into one big lump of candy when they are exposed to air.Small photo of Spider. In September, in the forests of the middle belt, spiders often meld their networks for insectsSmall photo of Spider. In September, in the forests of the middle belt, spiders often meld their networks for insectsSmall photo of Lush orange and red meld with deep violet filling the sky with color as the sun sinks towards the horizon. Small patches of pale blue peek through the fiery clouds above the ridge of a mountain.Small photo of Amsterdam, Netherlands - June 17, 2018: Dutch crime stopper website to report crime anonymously (Dutch: meld misdaad anoniem).Small photo of Sky and ocean meld together as a breaking wave crosses the horizon. A serene space in which we can disappear with only the ocean sounds and the smell of sea to grounds us. More...

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My MELD score was pretty high. And the worse you get on that scale, the sooner you get a transplant. It's based on how sick you are. And believe me, I was pretty sick. (Pat Summerall)
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Scrabble value of M3E1L1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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