Definition of freezing point noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    freezing point

    BrE BrE//ˈfriːzɪŋ pɔɪnt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfriːzɪŋ pɔɪnt//
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  1. 1(also freezing) [uncountable] 0° Celsius, the temperature at which water freezes Tonight temperatures will fall well below freezing (point). The temperature dropped below freezing point this afternoon. the changes that take place at freezing point
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] the temperature at which a particular liquid freezes the freezing point of polar sea water
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: freezing point