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thawing, present participle; thawed, past tense; thawed, past participle; thaws, 3rd person singular present;
  1. (of ice, snow, or another frozen substance, such as food) Become liquid or soft as a result of warming
    • - the river thawed and barges of food began to reach the capital
    • - catastrophic summer floods caused by thawing
  2. The weather becomes warmer and melts snow and ice

  3. Make (something) warm enough to become liquid or soft
    • - European exporters simply thawed their beef before unloading
  4. (of a part of the body) Become warm enough to stop feeling numb
    • - Ryan began to feel his ears and toes thaw out
  5. Become friendlier or more cordial
    • - she thawed out sufficiently to allow a smile to appear
  6. Make friendlier or more cordial
    • - the cast thawed the audience into real pleasure
  1. A period of warmer weather that thaws ice and snow
    • - the thaw came yesterday afternoon
  2. An increase in friendliness or cordiality
    • - a thaw in relations between the two countries

  1. the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid; "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"
  2. dissolve: become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
  3. warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt; "they welcomed the spring thaw"
  4. a relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve; becoming less hostile; "the thaw between the United States and Russia has led to increased cooperation in world affairs"
  5. (thawed) no longer frozen solid; "the thawed ice was treacherous"
  6. Tony Hawk's American Wasteland, abbreviated to THAW, is a video game that was released for the PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360, Nintendo GameCube and PC on October 18, 2005. Part of the Tony Hawk series, the game was developed by Neversoft and published by Activision.
  7. Thaw is a Foetus Interruptus album released by Self Immolation/Some Bizarre in September 1988 and also released by Rough Trade in the same year. In 1995, Thaw was given a U.S. rerelease by Thirsty Ear.
  8. Thaw is the period when the snow and ice melt, at the end of the winter, in cold climates.
  9. The Thaw is a 2009 science fiction horror/thriller film directed by Mark A. Lewis starring Val Kilmer and Martha MacIsaac.
  10. (Thawing) Melting, or fusion, is a physical process that results in the phase change of a substance from a solid to a liquid. ...
  11. The melting of ice, snow, or other congealed matter; the resolution of ice, or the like, into the state of a fluid; liquefaction by heat of anything congealed by frost; a warmth of weather sufficient to melt that which is congealed. ...
  12. (Thawing) Food should be thawed either in a refrigerated unit at 41°F or below, under cold running water, in a microwave for immediate cooking, or as part of the cooking process.
  13. (Thawing) The overall process of ice melting
  14. (thawing) The process of unlocking Quantity on Hand values at Item Sites that have been frozen for Inventory counting purposes. See "freeze."
  15. To dream of seeing ice thawing, foretells that some affair which has caused you much worry will soon give you profit and pleasure. To see the ground thawing after a long freeze, foretells prosperous circumstances.
  16. A warm spell of weather when ice and snow melt. To free something from the binding action of ice by warming it to a temperature above the melting point of ice.
  17. To restore the activity of an application or extension package. Thawing a package is similar to inserting a PC card that the package is stored on and it being activated. See also Freeze.
  18. To unfreeze a track, rendering it again in real time during playback. See freeze.
  19. to remove food or ingredient from the freezer and allow it to come to its liquid or unfrozen state.
  20. Transport, Health and Well-being Study
  21. was first used as a verb in English as 'the melting of a frozen liquid or substance', having come from the Scandinavian languages, Old Norse, Norwegian, Swedish, and Danish. A form of this word was first attested c 1000.
  22. (P) - Stepping out into the world they had rejected raises the chance of inflicting status ailments when attacking.
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  24. to become unfrozen or melt.
  25. features a story mode which has a fairly gentle learning curve and is the meat of the game in addition to a classic mode which allows more experienced gamers to get straight into the action.