Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of thaw.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
  • n. warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt

Etymologies

thaw +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Like I said - Glaciers thawing is just one of many ways to tell the earth is warming.

    Duck, It's Hillary!

  • The rate at which they are thawing is much much faster than at any given period in time sinc ethe ice age.

    Duck, It's Hillary!

  • Hulk fights with iron man, leading inadvertently to the discovery of Cap and his subsequent thawing from the Cap America movie .. (

    Comic Fanboy Dreams - Captain America and The Avengers! « FirstShowing.net

  • Of course, the idea of thawing temperatures seems pretty nice at the end of a long, snowy winter like the one we just had in parts of the U.S., and the trend does promise earlier starts for golfers, gardeners, and farmers in the future.

    Grist - the Latest from Grist

  • Olympics organizers hoped that the 2008 Games would lead to the same kind of thawing in China.

    No Comparison

  • I thought the "thawing" cliche referred to W-Martin. 10-15 years, I don't know about that.

    relations

  • In fact, he’s anything but … but the fact he’s more receptive to a thawing is a signal of the direction we’re moving in,” he continued, before adding, “of course, lifting the travel ban itself will be a major, major development in the drive toward an expanded trade relation.

    After a minor thaw, Cuban trade opportunities excite U.S. businesses

  • Oddly enough, the "thawing" of their scorched bodies beneath the tarpaulin brought a certain degree of relief.

    The Wings of the Morning

  • I’ve honestly never tried it, so well has she frightened me off from the notion of thawing and refreezing.

    Where’s the beef? « knitnut.net

  • A activity in the restaurant sector; a "thawing" in relations with the company's franchisees; a "compelling" stock valuation; and "still-negative [Wall] Street sentiment ... leaving plenty of room for more constructive views".

    BusinessWeek.com --

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