Simple Definition of defrost
: to warm something that is frozen until it is no longer frozen
: to melt ice that has built up on the inside of a freezer or refrigerator
: to melt ice on a car's windows by using heat
Full Definition of defrost
1 : to release from a frozen state <defrost meat>
2 : to free from ice <defrost the refrigerator>; also : defog
: to thaw out especially from a deep-frozen state
Examples of defrost in a sentence
You can defrost the soup in the microwave.
Has the refrigerator defrosted yet?
First Known Use of defrost
DEFROST Defined for Kids
Definition of defrost for Students
1 : to thaw out <defrost a steak>
2 : to remove ice from <defrost a refrigerator>
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