freezing point definition

  • noun:
    • The heat of which a liquid of specified composition solidifies under a specified force.
    • The heat at which the liquid and solid stages of a substance of specified composition come in balance at atmospheric pressure.
    • the heat where a liquid freezes, additionally the solid and liquid levels are in equilibrium; normally just like the melting point
    • The heat at which a liquid freezes; loosely, the heat where ice melts away.
    • the temperature below which a liquid can become a good
  • adjective:
    • that level of a thermometer from which a fluid starts to freeze; -- used especially to liquid, whose freezing point is at 32° Fahr., as well as 0° Centigrade.

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