unthaw


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Verb1.unthaw - become or cause to become soft or liquidunthaw - 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"
deliquesce - melt or become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air; "this type of salt deliquesces easily"
defrost, deice, de-ice - make or become free of frost or ice; "Defrost the car window"
flux, liquify, liquefy - become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
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Also, altruism doesn't prevent surrogate from facing many ethical Issues that are pertinent in the surrogacy process like the pros and cons of using unused embryos for medical research, the disposal of unused embryos, cases where the surrogate and the spouse violate the abstention clause, the decision of the surrogate to keep or abort the baby, a surrogate giving her unused embryos to someone else, the person authorized to unthaw frozen embryos, etc.
My God, that's what my Mother would have said: "I done laid out a roast to unthaw for supper.
As credit markets continue to unthaw from the 2008 financial crisis, wary bankers need reliable assessments of the assets they lend against.
This also makes them easier to unthaw and use for specific recipes.
1960: Soviet Union publishes essay titled "Man Versus Climate" that advocates deliberate planet heating to unthaw Arctic and boost farm output.