Definition of Freezing point

1. Noun. The temperature below which a liquid turns into a solid.

Exact synonyms: Melting Point
Generic synonyms: Temperature



Definition of Freezing point

1. Noun. the temperature at which a liquid freezes, and the solid and liquid phases are in equilibrium; normally the same as the melting point ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Freezing point

1. The temperature at which a liquid solidifies. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freezing Point

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Literary usage of Freezing point

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1. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"One of the simplest and most easily applied of these methods is the determination of the freezing point of the solution. Determination of Osmotic Pressure ..."

2. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"On the other hand, the method of freezing point determinations is of great value, although not so sensitive as direct measurements. ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"vergence-point is lower limn the freezing-point. During freezing, the latent heat of fusion is evolved as sensible heat, and the temperature rises, ..."

4. The Phase Rule and Its Applications by Alexander Findlay (1908)
"The freezing point curve is therefore a straight line joining the melting points of the two components. This behaviour, however, is rather exceptional ..."

5. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1788)
"cooled to 14°; and one with the acid of fait, having its freezing point at ... before they were funk much below the freezing point, than for exceeding the ..."

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