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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Warm weather following a freeze; The process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid.

Usage examples (41)
  • The thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • Verb (used without object) : Sit by the fire and thaw out. ,It will probably thaw today. ,He thawed at their kindness. ,International relations thawed
  • Verb (used with object) : I took the steaks out of the freezer and thawed them
  • Noun : We had a two-week thaw in January. ,The Anchorage thaw came on May 18th for more
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