thaw v. i. [imp. & p. p. Thawed p. pr. & vb. n. Thawing.]
1. To melt, dissolve, or become fluid; to soften; -- said of that which is frozen; as, the ice thaws.
2. To become so warm as to melt ice and snow; -- said in reference to the weather, and used impersonally.
3. Fig.: To grow gentle or genial. Compare cold4, a. and hard6, a.
adj 1: no longer frozen solid; "the thawed ice was treacheous"
2: no longer frozen; "the thawed ground was muddy"