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melody musical sounds in a pleasant order and arrangement. [3 definitions]
melon a fruit of any of various vines, which has a hard, often smooth rind and thick, juicy flesh ranging from pale green or yellow to orange or deep reddish pink.
melt to change from a solid to a liquid state through heat or pressure. [8 definitions]
meltable combined form of melt.
meltdown an accident in a nuclear reactor in which the radioactive core melts because of insufficient cooling, leading to the escape of radiation.
melting point the temperature at which a given solid turns into liquid.
melting pot a pot in which substances, esp. metals, are melted; crucible. [2 definitions]
melton heavy wool fabric used mainly for making sturdy outer garments such as overcoats.
mem the name of the thirteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
member one of the parts of or individuals in a particular group, organization, or category. [3 definitions]
Member of Parliament one who has been elected to the parliament of a nation.
membership the state of being a member, as of a group or organization. [2 definitions]
membrane a thin, flexible, tensile layer of tissue that separates, connects, lines, or covers various structures, such as organs, in living organisms. [2 definitions]
membrane bone a bone that is formed in membranous tissue, rather than in cartilage.
membranous related to, made of, or similar to one of the thin, flexible layers of tissue that cover, separate, line, or connect organs and other structures in a living organism.
meme an idea, behavior, style, or other element of culture that exists in the human mind and which takes root in a culture through repetition and is kept in existence through the collective memory of the group. [2 definitions]
memento a physical reminder, such as a small object, of a past event, period, or relationship; souvenir or keepsake.
memento mori a reminder of death or mortality, esp. a skull.
memo a memorandum.
memoir an account of facts or events based primarily on the author's personal experience. [3 definitions]
memorabilia a collection of mementos. [2 definitions]