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tr.v. de·iced, de·ic·ing, de·ic·es
To make or keep free of ice; melt ice from: deiced the plane's wings before takeoff.
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or de-ice


v.t. -iced, -ic•ing.
to prevent or remove ice formation, as on the wing of an airplane.
de•ic′er n.
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Verb1.deice - make or become free of frost or ice; "Defrost the car window"
dethaw, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, melt, dissolve - 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"
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