Textual thesaurus for "thaw"

(noun) warming, thawing

warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt

they welcomed the spring thaw

(noun) thawing, melt, melting

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

(verb) unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, dissolve, melt

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