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Engelsk navneord: thaw

1. thaw (om proces) the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster.
The thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)melt, melting, thawing

Mindre specifikke termerheating, phase change, phase transition, physical change, state change, warming

2. thaw (om fænomen) warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey welcomed the spring thaw.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)thawing, warming

Mindre specifikke termeratmospheric condition, conditions, weather, weather condition

3. thaw (om begivenhed) a relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve; becoming less hostile

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe thaw between the United States and Russia has led to increased cooperation in world affairs.

Mindre specifikke termerloosening, relaxation, slackening

Engelsk udsagnsord: thaw

1. thaw (om ændring) become or cause to become soft or liquid

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Eksempler på anvendelseThe chefs thaw the vegetables

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dethaw, dissolve, melt, unfreeze, unthaw

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerflux, liquefy, liquify

Mere specifikke termerde-ice, defrost, deice, deliquesce

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