Definition of hot melt in English:

hot melt


Manufacturing Technology
  • A hot and molten form of a substance which is usually solid at room temperature; (in later use also) an adhesive, coating, etc., which is applied in a heated molten state and which sets as it cools.


Manufacturing Technology
  • Solid at normal temperatures but capable of being melted for application, e.g. as a coating.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents.