from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The temperature at which a liquid of specified composition solidifies under a fixed pressure, usually standard pressure.
- noun The temperature at any fixed pressure at which the liquid and solid phases of a substance of specified composition are in equilibrium.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The temperature at which a liquid freezes; loosely, the temperature at which ice melts.
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- noun the
temperatureat which a liquid freezes, and the solidand liquid phasesare in equilibrium; normally the same as the melting point
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the temperature below which a liquid turns into a solid
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