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thawverb

uk /θɔː/ us /θɑː/

thaw verb (BECOME NOT FROZEN)

[ I or T ] to (cause to) change from a solid, frozen state 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/

(Definición de thaw de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

thaw en inglés americano

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thawverb [ I ]

us /θɔ/

to cause something frozen and hard to become warmer 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.

a period of warmer weather when snow and ice begin to melt:

With the spring thaw, the rivers and lakes swelled.

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 exchange athletes would lead to a thaw in relations between the two countries.

(Definición de thaw de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)