(nonstandard) To thaw; unthaw; unfreeze.
The process by which something thaws.
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’;
the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid;
‘the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster’; ‘the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours’;
warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt;
‘they welcomed the spring thaw’;