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thaw

verb
 
 
/θɔː/
FROZEN SUBSTANCE [I, T] ( also thaw out) If something that is frozen thaws, it becomes warmer and softer or changes to liquid, and if you thaw something that is frozen, you make it do this: Allow the meat to thaw before cooking it. The sun came out and thawed the ice.IcePhysical and chemical processes
RELATIONSHIP [I] If a relationship between people thaws, it becomes more friendly after being bad.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone
thaw noun [C] a spring thaw a thaw in relations
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