Synonyms for thaw

Synonyms for (noun) thaw

Synonyms: thaw

Definition: a relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve; becoming less hostile

Usage: the thaw between the United States and Russia has led to increased cooperation in world affairs

Similar words: relaxation, slackening, loosening

Definition: an occurrence of control or strength weakening

Usage: the relaxation of requirements; the loosening of his grip; the slackening of the wind

Synonyms: warming, thaw, thawing

Definition: warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt

Usage: they welcomed the spring thaw

Similar words: weather, weather condition, atmospheric condition, conditions

Definition: the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation

Usage: they were hoping for good weather; every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception; the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow

Synonyms: thaw, thawing, melt, melting

Definition: the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid

Usage: the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster; the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours

Similar words: heating, warming

Definition: the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature

Similar words: phase change, phase transition, physical change, state change

Definition: a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition

Synonyms for (verb) thaw

Synonyms: thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, dissolve, melt

Definition: become or cause to become soft or liquid

Usage: 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

Similar words: liquefy, liquify, flux

Definition: become liquid or fluid when heated

Usage: the frozen fat liquefied

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