thaw, melt, thawing, melting
Meaning: the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid; "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"
thaw, thawing, warming
Meaning: warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt; "they welcomed the spring thaw"
meaning of the word
dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt
Meaning: 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"
"Ah, but I shall thaw out again, and then you'll see.
We had to thaw our moccasins each morning by thrusting them inside our shirts.
The ice was not broken, but it was cracking in all directions under this unexampled thaw.
I took Ponting out to see some interesting thaw effects on the ice cliffs east of the Camp.
So it kept on for about a million years, until once when the spring came and the south winds blew, it began to thaw up.
The richness of the soil was seen in the mud of the streets, black as ink, and of an unfathomable depth in time of thaw.
Then it would thaw a little, and streams of water would run over the snow; then it would freeze again, and pack it into solid ice.
A thaw which stripped the snow from the sidewalks; a ringing iron night when the lakes could be heard booming; a clear roistering morning.
There had been a warm thaw all day, with mushy yards and little streams of dark water gurgling cheerfully into the streets out of old snow-banks.
They came aboard stiffly hostile--most understandably so, under the circumstances--and Prince Trevannion exerted all his copious charm to thaw them out, beginning with the pre-dinner cocktails and continuing through the meal.