defrost vs deice what difference

what is difference between defrost and deice

English

Etymology

de- +‎ frost

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˈfɹɒst/
  • Rhymes: -ɒst

Verb

defrost (third-person singular simple present defrosts, present participle defrosting, simple past and past participle defrosted)

  1. (transitive) To remove frost from.
    I have just defrosted the fridge.
  2. (transitive) To thaw something.
    Will you defrost the chops for supper tonight?
  3. (informal, intransitive) To recover from something tiresome.
    See you tomorrow evening; I’ll have defrosted from my trip by then.

Derived terms

  • autodefrost

Translations

Noun

defrost (countable and uncountable, plural defrosts)

  1. The removal of frost.
    • 1953, Refrigeration Engineering (volume 61, page 531)
      But only recently has automatic quick defrost appeared on production models of domestic refrigerators.

Anagrams

  • frosted


English

Alternative forms

  • de-ice

Etymology

From de- +‎ ice.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /diːˈaɪs/

Verb

deice (third-person singular simple present deices, present participle deicing, simple past and past participle deiced)

  1. (transitive) To remove the ice from something.
  2. (intransitive) To lose its ice; to thaw.

Derived terms

  • deicer

Translations

See also

  • defrost

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʲɛcɪ/

Noun

deice f sg

  1. genitive singular of deic

Mutation

Further reading

  • “deice” in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “deice” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “deice” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Latin

Verb

dēice

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dēiciō

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

deice f sg

  1. genitive singular of deic

Mutation

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