Definition of freezing point in English:

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freezing point

Pronunciation: /ˈfrēziNG ˌpoint/


The temperature at which a liquid turns into a solid when cooled.
Example sentences
  • At temperatures below the freezing point of a substance, the transition between solid and liquid phases does not generally occur.
  • A dilute solution of acetic acid was cooled below its freezing point.
  • The simpler amines are generally gases or liquids at temperatures just above the freezing point of water.

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Syllabification: freez·ing point

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