Meaning of DEFROST in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ di-ˈfrȯst, ˈdē-ˌ ]


Date: 1895

transitive verb

1. : to release from a frozen state

defrost meat

2. : to free from ice

defrost the refrigerator

also : defog

defrost the windshield

intransitive verb

: to thaw out especially from a deep-frozen state

• de·frost·er noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.