Definitions of thawing

n the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid

melt, melting, thaw
Type of:
heating, warming
the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
phase change, phase transition, physical change, state change
a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition

n warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt

thaw, warming
Type of:
atmospheric condition, conditions, weather, weather condition
the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation

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