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unfreeze

Verb

1 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" [syn: dissolve, thaw, unthaw, dethaw, melt]
2 make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account" [syn: unblock, free, release] [ant: freeze, freeze] [also: unfrozen, unfroze]

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Verb

  1. To defrost something.
  2. transitive computing To release from a previously locked or frozen state.
  3. To thaw.

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