Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) thaw, melt, thawing, melting (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"
- S: (n) thaw, thawing, warming (warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt) "they welcomed the spring thaw"
- S: (n) thaw (a relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve; becoming less hostile) "the thaw between the United States and Russia has led to increased cooperation in world affairs"
- S: (v) dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt (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"