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Wordnet 3.0


1. no longer frozen solid;
- Example: "the thawed ice was treacherous"

2. no longer frozen;
- Example: "the thawed ground was muddy"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

thaw \thaw\ (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, Dan. t["o]e, and perhaps to Gr. th`kein to melt. [root]56.] 1. To melt, dissolve, or become fluid; to soften; -- said of that which is frozen; as, the ice thaws. [1913 Webster] 2. To become so warm as to melt ice and snow; -- said in reference to the weather, and used impersonally. [1913 Webster] 3. Fig.: To grow gentle or genial. Compare cold[4], a. and hard[6], a. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

thawed adj 1: no longer frozen solid; "the thawed ice was treacherous" 2: no longer frozen; "the thawed ground was muddy"