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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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The initial freezing point and end freezing point for all meat products studied were obtained from the extrapolation of the temperature plateau to the cooling curve as described by Ribero et al.
This figure indicates the initial freezing point and end point of freezing, referred as point 'A' and 'B', respectively.
There is a time difference to reach the initial freezing point and end point of freezing between the sensors (Figure 4).
Researchers have discovered for the first time a warm-blooded animal that can survive, without freezing, at a body temperature below the freezing point of water.
And from measurements of molecules in blood plasma drawn from six squirrels with subzero body temperatures, Barnes concluded that the measured concentrations could not lower the blood's freezing point enough to account for the squirrels' survival at the temperatures observed.
The freezing point of pure water in a plastic test tube placed in the ice/salt/water mixture can now be used to calibrate the thermometer.
(It should be noted that freezing point depression and boiling point elevation experiments always have relatively large errors because results are dependent upon the accurate measurement of small temperature changes.)