What is another word for thaws?

Pronunciation: [θˈɔːz] (IPA)

Thaws refer to the process of ice or snow melting due to an increase in temperature or a change in weather conditions. There are several synonyms that are commonly used to describe this process, including melting, dissolving, defrosting, and liquefying. Other synonyms that can be used to describe the melting of ice or snow include thawing, unfreezing, softening, and melting away. These synonyms can be used interchangeably with the word "thaws" in written or spoken communication. Understanding and using synonyms for words like "thaws" can help to add variety and clarity to communication, making it easier for people to understand the intended meaning.

What are the hypernyms for Thaws?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Thaws

It is, therefore, a season of rejoicing to the cooped-up sportsman when the middle of March arrives, attended, as is usually the case, by the first lasting thaws, and the advent of a few flocks of wild geese.
"Adrift in the Ice-Fields"
Charles W. Hall
During frosts and thaws the movements were twice as great.
"Lessons on Soil"
E. J. Russell
It was the least pleasant time of the year, too; for we had thaws of two or three days at a time, during which the hardened snow was turned into slush.
"Afar in the Forest"
W.H.G. Kingston

Famous quotes with Thaws

  • In the spring or warmer weather when the snow thaws in the woods the tracks of winter reappear on slender pedestals and the snow reveals in palimpsest old buried wanderings, struggles, scenes of death. Tales of winter brought to light again like time turned back upon itself. (p.130)
    Cormac McCarthy

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