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thaw

verb
noun
verb
1 verb MET, GEOG snow, ice
INTRANSITIVEleáigh verb  c m ucoscair technical term verb  c m uthe ice is thawing tá an t-oighear ag leá, tá an t-oighear ag coscairt
TRANSITIVEleáigh verb  c m ucoscair technical term verb  c m u
2 (also thaw out) verb MET, GEOG ground
INTRANSITIVEdíreoigh verb  c m uthe ground hasn't thawed out properly yet níl coscairt cheart tagtha ar an talamh go fóill, tá an talamh ábhairín reoite fós
TRANSITIVEcoscair verb  c m udíreoigh verb  c m u
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3 verb MET, GEOG weather INTRANSITIVEit's thawed since yesterday tá coscairt ann ó inné, tá sé ag coscairt ó innéit normally begins to thaw there in April tagann an choscairt ansin i mí Aibreáin de ghnáth 4 (also thaw out) verb COOK defrost INTRANSITIVE & TRANSITIVEleáigh verb  c m udíreoigh verb  c m u 5 (also thaw out) verb also MED warm up
TRANSITIVEteas a chur itéigh verb  c m uthey were trying to thaw themselves out bhí siad ag iarraidh teas a chur iontu féin
INTRANSITIVEtéigh verb  c m uI'm starting to thaw out now tá mé ag tosú ag téamh anois, tá beagán teasa ag teacht ionam anois
6 (also thaw out) verb (of relationship) become friendlier INTRANSITIVEéirigh níos fearrrelations between them are thawing again tá caidreamh níos fearr eatarthu arís, tá cúrsaí ag éirí níos fearr eatarthu arísthe atmosphere has thawed since her appointment tá atmaisféar níos cairdiúla ann ó ceapadh í, níl an teannas céanna ann ó ceapadh í 7 (also thaw out) verb (of person): become friendlier
INTRANSITIVEsocraigh verb  c m uséimhigh verb  c m uhe's thawed out since then tá sé i ndiaidh socrú ó shinthey thaw out a little after a couple of drinks ligeann siad leo féin beagán i ndiaidh cúpla deoch
TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m uit took a lot of plámás to thaw Gráinne out bhí go leor plámáis ag teastáil chun Gráinne a bhogadh
noun
8 noun MET, GEOG warmer weathercoscairt fem3  c m uwhen the spring thaw comes nuair a thagann coscairt an earraigh 9 noun also POL decrease in tensionmaolú ar theannasdétente foreign following the political thaw of the 1950s leis an maolú a tháinig ar an teannas polaitiúil sna 1950idíthe UN is hoping for a thaw in relations between the two countries tá na NA ag súil go bhfeabhsóidh an caidreamh idir an dá thír

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