meld meld  /ˈmɛld/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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
  2. (v) announce for a score; of cards in a card game
  3. (v) lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually
  4. (v) mix together different elements

Usage(s):

  1. The major religions locate it in a soul that survives the body's death to receive its just deserts or to meld into a global mind.
  2. It takes a protean actor to meld the two, and a confident one to play it mellow, creating a novel persona, the kind of wounded young man you might actually know and like.
  3. Claiming that they are discriminated against by the Azerbaijani majority, Nagorno- Karabakh's 120,000 Armenians have long wanted to meld their 1,760-sq.

News

  • Turn signal a must, not just option

    Dear Mahatma, Ye of Great Wisdom: When did it become illegal to use your turn signal? Cars zip in front of me without signaling and eat up my buffer space. Also, when did it become legal to make a left turn on red? I now hesitate when my light turns green. Did I miss another update? — Confused in Little Rock Dear Confused: Wisdom is the meld of knowledge and (mostly bad) experience, as you have ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Quotes

  1. "It was a good melting pot. There were people from all different races," said Eric Smith, a friend and classmate of Obama's in the 1970s. "Everyone seemed to meld together."
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: Eric Smith Source: FOXNews

  2. "Lions tours are unique, as we have to meld together players from four different countries," McGeechan said. "There has to be a unified, common approach on the tour with coaches and players working together. We therefore have to create a...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Ian McGeechan Source: Times Online

  3. In a recent interview with SPIN.com, DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno stated about the new CD, "The dynamics DEFTONES are known for - aggressive overtones and lush openness. They're on opposite sides of the spectrum, but we meld them together without...
    on May 5, 2010 By: Chino Moreno Source: Blabbermouth.net

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