Freezing Point

Science / Chemistry / Freezing Point: The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the vapor pressure of the corresponding solid form. The liquid and solid forms can coexist at equilibrium at the freezing point. The standard melting point is the melting point at standard pressure.

Other Words for Freezing

Freezing Noun Synonyms: frigid, icy, arctic, frosty, boreal, hyperboreal, numbing, Siberian, polar, glacial, ice-cold, wintry, bone-chilling, bitter, biting, bitter(ly) cold, perishing, cold, chill, tooth-chattering, chilled to the bone, frozen, shivering, frore
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Other Words for Point

Point Adjective Synonyms: dot, mark, speck, (full) stop, period, decimal point
Point Noun Synonyms: spot, place, stage, position, site, station, location, locale
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Freezing Point Depression

Science / Chemistry / Freezing Point Depression: The freezing point of a solution is always lower than the freezing point of the pure solvent. The freezing point depression is roughly proportional to the molality of solute particles in the solution. MORE

Melting Point

Science / Weather / Melting Point: The temperature at which a solid substance undergoes fusion, changing from a solid to a liquid state. Contrast with freezing point. MORE

Point Source Epidemic

Health / Disease / Point Source Epidemic: A point source epidemic occurs when a group of people is exposed to a single common source of infection at a single place and time. There is no significant transmission between individuals. cf. contin MORE

Point Source Lamp

Entertainment / Photography / Point Source Lamp: Arc type lamp producing light from a small gap between two carbon rods. MORE

Point Source

Business / Real Estate / Point Source: A stationary location or fixed facility such as an industry or municipality that discharges pollutants into the air or surface water through pipes, ditches, lagoons, wells, or stacks - a single identi MORE

Point Of View

Entertainment / Literature / Point Of View: The way a story gets told and who tells it. It is the method of narration that determines the position, or angle of vision, from which the story unfolds. Point of view governs the reader's access to t MORE

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