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.

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

Eutectic Point

Science / Chemistry / Eutectic Point: The composition and the melting point of a eutectic mixture. For example, the eutectic point of a mixture of nacl and water occurs at 23.3% nacl (by mass) and -21.1°C. That means that the lowest poss MORE

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 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

Game Point

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