defrost, to

Definitions

Food

  • To thaw or warm up deep-frozen food to room temperature in readiness for cooking or eating. Usually done by slow application of heat to avoid cooking part of the food, often in a microwave oven.
  • To warm up a refrigerator or deep-freeze so as to remove ice and snow encrusted on the internal surfaces
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/defrost-to.html