noun, verbal noun
If you untie something that's frozen, you're thawing it. The best way to go about defrosting anything is always to untie it first.
In the context of computer files, this word can also mean unzipping. We unzip files in English, but in Japanese we thaw them!
This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi for both kanji, so you should be able to read this one on your own.
I wonder how long it will take to thaw this turkey.
The defrosting method should be written on the packaging.
To open this file, you will need a file extractor.