meld

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v meld mix together different elements "The colors blend well"
    • v meld lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
    • v meld announce for a score; of cards in a card game
    • n meld 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
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • meld A form of rummy using two decks and four jokers; jokers and dueces are wild; the object is to meld groups of seven of the same rank.
    • meld Any combination or score which may be declared, or melded, in pinochle.
    • v. t. & i Meld (Card Playing) In the game of pinochle, to declare or announce for a score; as, to meld a sequence.
    • Meld to mix together so that the components are indistinguishable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • meld In penuchle, to announce (any counting combination in the hand), such as sequence in trumps, 150; in card-games in general, to declare.
    • n meld In penuchle, the announcement of any counting combination in the hand: as, a meld of 60 queens; in cardgames in general, a declaration.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. melden, to announce

Usage

In literature:

I told you before lots of times, if you got the extra ten, get rid of your meld first.
"Abe and Mawruss" by Montague Glass
But here's another: What do you do when you meld a hundred aces, say?
"Torchy, Private Sec." by Sewell Ford
The man holding one must learn to meld with the spirit in the steel.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
When the cards were dealt, it fell the dog's turn to meld first.
"Frank Merriwell's Backers" by Burt L. Standish
Sahwersa amman red gert fon there moder, tha fon ene burchfam, sa mot hi him selva melde by tha skrivwer.
"The Oera Linda Book" by Anonymous
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In news:

In its latest effort to meld Web and TV content—and make some money in the process—Warner Bros Television Group last week unveiled its new mom-focused portal.
The mind-melded Coen brothers have made a brilliant fetish out of favoring form over content.
Valentine's Day sentiments meld with the arts in Loveland, a town of approximately 56,000 in northern Colorado.
Simon Sidi melds past and present for Annie Lennox's Songs of Mass Destruction tour.
The memories of Christmases past, combined with a clever use of the Facebook page for his businesses, melded with the generosity of friends resulted in $1,000 donated to Marshalltown's Salvation Army.
New Highlandtown spot melds fine cuisine and neighborhood charm.
Much has been written about the AV/IT hardware convergence and we're well into subsequent chapters on the melding of technical functions between networked AV control and the well-established use of networks for audio and video conveyance.
Discover the melding of art and science through glass.
The fresh thyme, grated nutmeg and sweet onions magically meld with the pumpkin flavor .
IF YOU'RE A SELF-DESCRIBED NERD of both superheroes and fonts , as Matthew Olin is, it's only a matter of time before you begin melding the two into highly creative mutations.
Top engineers and executives have embraced the concept of Singularity, a kind of melding of minds and machines.
He learned to play guitar in the countrysides of France among gypsies , and his travels have melded to create a sound that is distinctively Wrembel, combining world music with a heavy dose of gypsy jazz.
HANOVER , N.H.—The Hanover Inn at Dartmouth has undergone a modernization project that melds its historic roots with 21st century conveniences and amenities.
Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour melds Cirque du Soleil feats with pop music gold at the Scottrade Center, Tuesday, February 7.
If a new infrastructure trust being set up by the city of Chicago is successful, it could prove to be a new model for melding private money — including institutional dollars — and traditional public financing.
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In science:

In between is a continuous meld of approaches from one end of the spectrum or the other.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
In between is a continuous meld of approaches from one end of the spectrum or the other.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Naert, Fluctuation-dissipation relation on a Melde string in a turbulent flow, considerations on a ”dynamical temperature”, J.
The effective temperature
Tests for a program can be meld to a test suite. A lot of research is done to quantify the quality and improve a test suite.
Exact Gap Computation for Code Coverage Metrics in ISO-C
The point of mentioning this is that, together with the discussion in [PS], it illustrates how formal completions meld analysis and algebra.
Invariant measures for unitary forms of Kac-Moody groups, Parts I-III
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