HyperDic: thawing

English > 2 senses of the word thawing:
NOUNprocessthawing, thaw, melt, meltingthe process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid / liquid
phenomenonthawing, thaw, warmingwarm weather following a freeze
thawing > pronunciation
Soundsthao'ihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > thawing: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid / liquid.
Example "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"
Synonymsthaw, melt, melting
Broaderheating, warmingThe process of becoming warmer
phase change, phase transition, state change, physical changeA change from one state (solid or liquid / liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
Spanishderretimiento, deshielo, fundición, fusión
Catalandesgel, desglaç, fosa, fusió
Verbsthawbecome or cause to become soft or liquid
English > thawing: 2 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
Meaningwarm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt.
Synonymsthaw, warming
Broaderweather, weather condition, conditions, atmospheric conditionThe atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
Spanishderretimiento, deshielo
Catalandesglaç

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