Definitions of thaw:
- noun: a relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve; becoming less hostile
Example: "The thaw between the United States and Russia has led to increased cooperation in world affairs"
- noun: warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
Example: "They welcomed the spring thaw"
- noun: the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
Example: "The thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"
- verb: become or cause to become soft or liquid
Example: "The ice thawed"
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