unfrozen

adjective
un·​froz·​en | \ ˌən-ˈfrō-zᵊn How to pronounce unfrozen (audio) \

Definition of unfrozen

: not frozen unfrozen ground

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Examples of unfrozen in a Sentence

there should be a couple of unfrozen chicken breasts in the refrigerator
Recent Examples on the Web Also, because some open water still remains unfrozen, a few ducks, geese and swans have yet to leave. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, "This gift means the Great Salt Lake’s bird sanctuary is now larger and better protected," 26 Dec. 2020 If Congress does not pass legislation approving the rescission within 45 days, the funds are unfrozen and must be spent as Congress originally intended. Washington Post, "White House moves to freeze some foreign aid, defying Congress in Trump’s final days," 31 Dec. 2020 These blood samples then have to be carefully frozen and unfrozen, creating a trickier protocol for standardization. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, "Scientists to Wall Street: You don’t really understand how COVID vaccine tests work," 24 Aug. 2020 But salts in the permafrost can lick the edges of the ice and form unfrozen bits. Madeline Ostrander, Smithsonian Magazine, "In a Tunnel Beneath Alaska, Scientists Race to Understand Disappearing Permafrost," 4 May 2020 Some local residents were out, doing push-ups, taking afternoon walks and swimming in unfrozen patches of water. Bloomberg.com, "China’s Virus-Hit Cities Remain World’s Biggest Ghost Towns," 15 May 2020 But salts in the permafrost can lick the edges of the ice and form unfrozen bits. Madeline Ostrander, Smithsonian Magazine, "In a Tunnel Beneath Alaska, Scientists Race to Understand Disappearing Permafrost," 4 May 2020 La Palapa There’s a varied to-go menu and margaritas, frozen or unfrozen, for $33 a pitcher at this outlet. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Mexican Fare, Available for Takeout and Delivery," 28 Apr. 2020 But there would be one thing our unfrozen Finnish rally driver would find comforting and familiar: the Subaru WRX. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, "2020 Subaru WRX Series.White Spices Up an Aging Rally Car," 5 May 2020

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First Known Use of unfrozen

1596, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unfrozen was in 1596

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25 Jan 2021

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“Unfrozen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfrozen. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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