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Melted vs Thawed - What's the difference?

melted | thawed | Related terms |

Melted is a related term of thawed.

As verbs the difference between melted and thawed

is that melted is (melt) while thawed is (thaw).

As an adjective melted

is being in a liquid state as a result of melting.




  • (melt)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Being in a liquid state as a result of melting.
  • Melted ice cream just isn't as much fun to eat.

    See also

    * (l)




  • (thaw)
  • Anagrams




    Alternative forms

    * (l)


    (en verb)
  • To melt, dissolve, or become fluid; to soften; — said of that which is frozen; as, the ice thaws. Specifically by gradual warming
  • To become so warm as to melt ice and snow; — said in reference to the weather, and used impersonally.
  • (figuratively) To grow gentle or genial.
  • To cause frozen things (such as earth, snow, ice) to melt, soften, or dissolve. Specifically by gradual warming.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The melting of ice, snow, or other congealed matter; the resolution of ice, or the like, into the state of a fluid; liquefaction by heat of anything congealed by frost
  • a warmth of weather sufficient to melt that which is congealed. —.
  • See also

    * unthaw, dethaw


    * * * English ergative verbs