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Significado de “thaw” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "thaw" - Diccionario Inglés

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thawverb

uk   /θɔː/  us   /θɑː/
  • thaw verb (BECOME NOT FROZEN)

[I or T] to (​cause to) ​change from a ​solid, ​frozenstate to a ​liquid or ​soft one, because of an ​increase in ​temperature: Allow the ​meat to thaw ​completely before ​cooking it. The ​sun came out and thawed the ​ice. It's ​beginning to thaw (= the ​weather is ​warm enough for ​snow and ​ice to ​melt).
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thawnoun [S]

uk   /θɔː/  us   /θɑː/
(Definition of thaw from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "thaw" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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thawverb [I]

 us   /θɔ/
to ​cause something ​frozen and hard to ​becomewarmer and often ​softer or ​liquid: Remove the ​meat from the ​freezer and ​let it thaw. It may take a ​couple of ​hours to thaw out.

thawnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /θɔ/
a ​period of ​warmerweather when ​snow and ​icebegin to ​melt: With the ​spring thaw, the ​rivers and ​lakesswelled. A thaw is also a ​change to a friendlier ​attitude esp. between ​people or ​countries that were ​enemies: It was hoped that the ​agreement to ​exchangeathletes would ​lead to a thaw in ​relations between the two ​countries.
(Definition of thaw from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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