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unfreezing

[¦ən′frēz·iŋ]
(geology)
The upward movement of stones to the surface as a result of repeated freezing and thawing of the containing soil.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Emraja Gaith, a secretary of finance with the transitional government and a former university professor in Benghazi, said unfreezing assets owned by the central bank should be a priority.
These new measures involve unfreezing assets owned by several Libyan firms working in the oil and banking sectors.
France, unilaterally, announced on Thursday that it was unfreezing USD 2.1
On 30 August, the Political and Security Committee (PSC) commissioned a work group to study various options and generally prepare the unfreezing of Libyan assets.
Mahmoud Jibril, seen as the foreign minister of the Transitional National Council, asked the 22-member organisation to pressure for unfreezing Libyan assets abroad.
He said the move would enable theUKto offergreater practical assistance to the rebels, starting with the unfreezing of assets worth pounds 91m belonging to the NTC-controlled Arabian Gulf Oil Company.
Salah Obeidi said in a statement issued by the political office of the Sadrist movement today: " unfreezing of military action of Almahdi Army will not be realized in order not to give an opportunity to shuffle the cards," adding that "the only enemy is the occupier and we will not give up this enmity."
SDSM continues boycotting the Parliament and it is assumed that it will boycott the early parliamentary elections as well because according to SDSM the key remarks on the Electoral Law and the conditions for cleaning the voter's list and unfreezing the bank accounts of firms on Pero Nakov were not accepted.
Ken Mulkearn, editor of the IDS Pay Report, said however, that a key question would be whether the "unfreezing" continues into 2011 with inflation forecast to remain comparatively high.
The Health Department last month threw Durban's Addington Hospital a lifeline by unfreezing 52 posts to boost low staff numbers which had resulted in some departments temporarily closing down.
Al-Qadi said unfreezing his funds was essential to promote confidence between Saudi and American businessmen.
He considered a complex, stepped process of unfreezing, changing and refreezing beliefs, attitudes and values to be required to achieve change, with the initial phase of unfreezing normally involving groups discussions in which individuals experience others' views, and begin to adapt their own.