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1. thawing

noun. ['ˈθɔɪŋ'] the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid.

Synonyms

  • warming
  • phase transition
  • thaw
  • melting
  • melt
  • state change
  • physical change
  • phase change

Antonyms

  • bad weather
  • leeward

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • thaw (English)
  • thowen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Thawing

  • withdrawing
  • redrawing
  • drawing
  • clawing
  • sawing
  • pawing
  • lawing
  • gnawing

Example sentences of the word thawing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
While thawing in hot water is a bad idea, defrosting in cold tap water is completely safe.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If defrosting meat at room temperature is your go-to thawing technique, listen up.

2. thawing

noun. ['ˈθɔɪŋ'] warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt.

Synonyms

  • warming
  • weather condition
  • thaw
  • atmospheric condition
  • weather

Antonyms

  • cool
  • frozen
  • stay
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • thaw (English)
  • thowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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