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Verb1.dethaw - become or cause to become soft or liquiddethaw - 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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Pre-rigged ballyhoo packs are quick to grab and dethaw, ready to hit the water right from the pack.
I was down to my last rigged ballyhoo which was at least six months old in my freezer (being frozen and dethawed probably a couple of times) and we put it out a short distance as we headed towards the frigatebird again.
Stewart, follows the futuristic trials of an actress/exotic dancer who is cryogenically frozen in the year 2001 and accidentally dethawed in 2525, where she wakes up in an underground world ruled by evil robots.