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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve; Warm weather following a freeze; The process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid v. - Become or cause to become soft or liquid.

Usage examples (39)
  • They welcomed the spring thaw
  • The thaw between the United States and Russia has led to increased cooperation in world affairs
  • Will the voters of Minnesota encounter a brain thaw by November?
  • "A talik allows heat to build more quickly in the soil, hastening the long-term thaw of permafrost," says Lawrence. for more
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