freezing point


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freezing point

 
the temperature at which a liquid begins to freeze; for water, the freezing point is 0° C, or 32° F.

freez·ing point

the temperature at which a liquid solidifies.
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Body is slowly submerged in a container of liquid nitrogen, a chemical element with a freezing point so low it boils at -196[degrees]C (-320[degrees]F).
The graphite, up to this precipitation point, has been dissolved in the molten gray iron as elemental carbon, but the introduction of the inoculant facilitates the carbon coming out of solution as graphite when the eutectic freezing point is reached as the metal cools.
"Say, speaking of freezing points, why don't you kids make ice pops while I'm gone?"
In Himachal Pradesh, the minimum temperature hovered around freezing point at most places.
As water's temperature decreases to and falls below the normal freezing point, more and more of its molecules self-organize into clusters that have structures based on the tetrahedron, a pyramid with a triangular base.
To stay frozen, the pentane would require a refrigeration system that could maintain the pentane at nearly 200[degrees]C below the freezing point of water.
Islamabad -- Upper parts of the country received rain and snowfall on Sunday, further dropping down the temperature below freezing point.
The fuel has been measured for its compatibility with the ASTM standard and has several favourable characteristics, comprising its low freezing point, high thermostability and high net heat of combustion.
Muzaffarnagar shivered with a minimum temperature of 0.7 degree Celsius, seven notches below normal, while Agra recorded a low of just 0.6 degree above the freezing point.
They deplored that low gas pressure in parts of the province mainly in the provincial capital where temperature has dropped to freezing point doubled the troubles of households to many fold.
Scientists had thought that the entire water column is at or near the freezing point. The inflow of higher-temperature water could be part of a complex equation governing ice formation, the researchers report in an upcoming Geophysical Research Letters.
Temperature has fallen below freezing point in the Northern areas of the country due to biting cold.