The beef remains in this condition until it is thawed, ensuring the freshness and quality from when it was originally frozen.
Baptiste Verenne and the drivers arose, taking the allotted portion of thawed whitefish.
His success seemed to have thawed his reserve for the time being.
Here they thawed the lump of ice, and melted the little bit of the mirror which was in it.
When the reserve peculiar to him is thawed, he can be very agreeable.
The first sound of that voice sent a warm glow through Syd, and thawed his frozen faculties.
He cut the top from a can of salmon and thawed out his bread on the top of the dirty stove.
Frozen meat should be thawed in a warm room before being cooked.
The carrier had brought it through the ice, and it had to be thawed out.
Handicaps of a severe winter climate are overcome and frozen logs are thawed in a steam-heated pond.
Old English þawian, from Proto-Germanic *thawojanan (cf. Old Norse þeyja, Middle Low German doien, Dutch dooien, Old High German douwen, German tauen "to thaw"), from PIE root *ta- "to melt, dissolve" (cf. Sanskrit toyam "water," Ossetic thayun "to thaw," Welsh tawadd "molten," Doric Greek takein "to melt, waste, be consumed," Old Irish tam "pestilence," Latin tabes "a melting, wasting away, putrefaction," Old Church Slavonic tajati "to melt"). Related: Thawed; thawing.
c.1400, from thaw (v.). Figurative sense of "relaxation of political harshness or hostility" is recorded from 1950, an image from the "Cold War."