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Definition of freezing point noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    freezing point

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  1. 1(also freezing) [uncountable] 32° Fahrenheit or 0° Celsius, the temperature at which water freezes Tonight temperatures will fall well below freezing.
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] the temperature at which a particular liquid freezes the freezing point of polar sea water
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