Translation of thaw in Spanish:

thaw

Pronunciation: /θɔː/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [snow/ice] derretirse*, fundirse, deshacerse*; [frozen food] descongelarse the atmosphere soon thawed (out) once we got talking en cuanto nos pusimos a hablar el ambiente empezó a relajarse relations between the two countries are thawing las relaciones entre los dos países se están haciendo más cordiales or se están distendiendo his shyness slowly thawed poco a poco fue perdiendo la timidez
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    • Or they abandoned ship altogether and slogged to shore, hoping to regain their vessels when the ice thawed.
    • There's never a reason to leave food thawing on the counter.
    • But closer study at the nearby University of Alaska revealed an assortment of bacterial cells, many of which came to life as soon as the ice thawed.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

impersonal verb/verbo impersonal

  • [Meteorol] deshelar*
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    • Today was much warmer and consequently it thawed and roads became very muddy, just as if a heavy rain had fallen.
    • But of the state of the pitch, he recalls: ‘During the week, it had snowed, then thawed and then frozen again and there was ice under all that water on the surface.’

noun/nombre

Phrasal verbs

thaw out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento descongelar 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio descongelarse

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