Boiling Point

Science / Weather / Boiling Point: The temperature at which a liquid changes to a vaporous state. The temperature at which the equilibrium vapor pressure between a liquid and its vapor is equal to the external pressure on the liquid. The boiling point of pure water at standard pressure is 100?‚°C or 212?‚°F.

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

Boiling Point Elevation

Science / Chemistry / Boiling Point Elevation: The boiling point of a solution is higher than the boiling point of the pure solvent. Boiling point elevation is a colligative property. MORE

Focal Point

Science / Astrology / Focal Point: Any point in a horoscope where several influences converge or disperse, such as the position of the squared planet in a T-square formation, the action point in a yod, the handle of a bucket, etc. See MORE

FOB (Free-On-Board) Shipping Point

Business / Accounting / FOB (Free-On-Board) Shipping Point: A business term meaning that the buyer of merchandise bears the shipping costs and acquires ownership at the point of shipment. MORE

Four-Point Stance

Entertainment / Football / Four-Point Stance: A down lineman's stance with four points on the ground, in other words, his two feet and his two hands often a technique used in short yardage or goal line situations. MORE

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

Game Point

Entertainment / Tennis / Game Point: A situation when the player who is leading needs one more point to win a game MORE