Definitions for unthaw

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt(verb)

    become or cause to become soft or liquid

    "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"


  1. unthaw(Verb)

    To not thaw; to (re-)freeze or remain frozen.

  2. unthaw(Verb)

    To thaw out, to unfreeze; to become soft (of something which had been frozen).

  3. Origin: The senses, opposites in meaning, are from un-#Etymology 2 + thaw and un-#Etymology 2 + thaw, respectively. The sense "not thaw, remain frozen" is from the late 1500s.


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