thawing

Definitions of thawing
  1. noun
    the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    synonyms: melt, melting, thaw
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    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
  2. noun
    warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    synonyms: thaw, warming
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    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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