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verb defrost pronunciation in American English /diˈfrɔst/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydefrost
he/she/itdefrosts
present participledefrosting
past tensedefrosted
past participledefrosted
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if frozen food defrosts, or if you defrost it, it becomes warmer until it is no longer frozen
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  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] if a freezer or fridge defrosts, or if you defrost it, you switch it off so that the ice inside starts to melt
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