Thaw

Thaw may refer to:
* .
* Gomułka thaw
* Khrushchev Thaw, period in Soviet history
* "Thaw" (album), studio album by "Foetus Interruptus"
* "The Thaw" ("Voyager" episode), second-season episode of "Star Trek: Voyager"
* Tony Hawk's American Wasteland, video game that has been released for the PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360, Nintendo GameCube and PC
* John Thaw, an English actor
* Kevin Thaw, an English Climber, Alpinist,
* Thaw (application), file-sharing application based on the Freenet anonymous P2P network.

ee also

* Thor (disambiguation)


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Synonyms:
(after freezing), , , , (something frozen),


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  • thaw´er — thaw «th», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to melt (ice, snow, or anything frozen); free from frost: »The sun at noon thaws the ice on the roads very quickly. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under melt. (Cf. ↑melt) …   Useful english dictionary

  • thaw — [thô] vi. [ME thawen < OE thawian, akin to Du dooien, Ger (ver)dauen, to digest < IE base * tā , to melt, dissolve, flow > L tabere, to melt, vanish] 1. a) to become liquid or semiliquid; melt: said of ice, snow, etc. b) to pass to an… …   English World dictionary

  • thaw — (v.) O.E. þawian, from P.Gmc. *thawojanan (Cf. O.N. þeyja, M.L.G. doien, Du. dooien, O.H.G. douwen, Ger. tauen to thaw ), from PIE root *ta to melt, dissolve (Cf. Skt. toyam water, Ossetic thayun to thaw, Wel …   Etymology dictionary

  • thaw — thaw; thaw·less; un·thaw; …   English syllables

  • thaw — haw, n. The melting of ice, snow, or other congealed matter; the resolution of ice, or the like, into the state of a fluid; liquefaction by heat of anything congealed by frost; also, a warmth of weather sufficient to melt that which is congealed …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thaw — haw (th[add]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Thawed} (th[add]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Thawing}.] [AS. [thorn][=a]wian, [thorn][=a]wan; akin to D. dovijen, G. tauen, thauen (cf. also verdauen to digest, OHG. douwen, firdouwen), Icel. [thorn]eyja, Sw. t[ o]a,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thaw — haw, v. t. To cause (frozen things, as earth, snow, ice) to melt, soften, or dissolve. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thaw — vb melt, *liquefy, deliquesce, fuse Antonyms: freeze …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • thaw — [v] unfreeze, warm become liquid, become soft, defrost, deliquesce, dissolve, flow, flux, fuse, liquefy, loosen, melt, mollify, open up, relax, relent, run, soften, unbend, warm up; concepts 13,255,469 Ant. freeze …   New thesaurus

  • thaw — ► VERB 1) become or make liquid or soft after being frozen. 2) (it thaws, it is thawing, etc.) the weather becomes warmer and causes snow and ice to melt. 3) (of a part of the body) become warm enough to stop feeling numb. 4) make or become… …   English terms dictionary

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