Part of speech:

To melt as ice or snow.

Part of speech: noun

The act of thawing, as of frozen ground.

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Usage examples "thaw":

  1. You must be careful always to wear warm clothing not only in frost but in a Thaw. - "Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends", John Keats.
  2. I've always had a reputation for good nature, but it seems to be slipping awa' Jean, like snow in the thaw, Jean,- as the song book says. - "Patty Blossom", Carolyn Wells.
  3. But frost alternated with thaw, and snow with rain, and no attempt was likely to be attended with success; so he waited and added compound interest to his thirst for vengeance. - "The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune", A. D. Crake.