defrost[dē frôst′, di-]
defrost definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- to remove frost or ice from by thawing
- to cause (frozen foods) to become unfrozen
to become defrosted
defrost definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb de·frost·ed, de·frost·ing, de·frosts verb, transitive
- To remove ice or frost from: defrosted the windshield.
- To cause to thaw.
- To become free of ice or frost: a freezer that defrosts automatically.
- To become thawed.