English to Afrikaans Meaning :: thaw

Thaw :
- ontdooiontdooiontdooidie beheer telkens

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Noun(1) the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid(2) warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt(3) a relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve; becoming less hostile
Verb(1) become or cause to become soft or liquid

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(1) She skated, not seeing the other skaters around her as she wove among them, but seeing again the dark pine forest that lay in the lower mountains in the north of Alresh, where she had skated last, just before the spring thaw .(2) And now, in the light of the recent thaw in relations between Libya and the West, Scotland Yard detectives have agreed to carry her plea to the ears of the dictator.(3) Maddie might soon swing back to being emotionally distant, but the current thaw in their relations is a positive beginning.(4) And any remaining snow is likely to thaw - swelling already brimming rivers - as record high temperatures are also predicted.(5) Riven began to feel his ears and toes thaw out(6) But such is the capricious side to April's weather that the sun shone the following day and a rapid thaw set in turning the snow-laden streets into water courses.(7) Dylan stays only long enough for his legs to thaw and then leaves.(8) There had been something of a thaw in relations between democrats and Beijing recently.(9) These instruments sense the electrical properties of water in the landscape, allowing scientists to determine exactly when and where the springtime thaw occurs.(10) We put the mince in the sink to thaw it out, and I didn't use all the meat.(11) I squeezed in between two people and let my fingers and toes thaw out.(12) the thaw came yesterday afternoon(13) Meanwhile, it is hoped temperatures will rise for long enough to allow the snow and ice to thaw before the next freeze sets in.(14) a thaw in relations between the two countries(15) One can only hope that the recent thaw in Indo-Pakistan relations will usher in a new era on the sub-continent.(16) a thaw in relations between the USA and the USSR
Related Words
(1) thaw out ::
ontdooi uit
1. runoff ::
2. improvement ::
4. melting ::
5. melt ::
1. harden ::
2. set ::
3. solidify ::
Different Forms
thaw, thawed, thawing, thaws
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