ice point
noun Date: 1903 the freezing point of water of 0° Celsius or 273.15 kelvins at standard atmospheric pressure

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ice point — ice′ point n. mer thr phs the temperature at which a mixture of ice and air saturated water at a pressure of one atmosphere is in equilibrium, represented by 32°F (0°C) Compare steam point • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • ice point — noun : the temperature at which ice is in equilibrium with air saturated water at standard atmospheric pressure and which is commonly used as a fixed point in calibrating thermometers and is represented by 0° C or 32° F * * * the temperature at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice point — užšalimo taškas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. freezing point; ice point; solidification point vok. Eispunkt, m; Gefrierpunkt, m rus. точка замерзания, f pranc. point de congélation, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • ice point — the true melting point of ice, being the temperature of equilibrium between ice and air saturated water under one atmosphere pressure …   Medical dictionary

  • ice point — /ˈaɪs pɔɪnt/ (say uys poynt) noun the temperature of equilibrium between ice and water under normal atmospheric pressure; the melting point of ice …   Australian English dictionary

  • ice point — the temperature at which a mixture of ice and air saturated water at a pressure of one atmosphere is in equilibrium, represented by 0°C and 32°F. Cf. steam point. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • point de congélation — užšalimo taškas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. freezing point; ice point; solidification point vok. Eispunkt, m; Gefrierpunkt, m rus. точка замерзания, f pranc. point de congélation, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Ice hockey at the Olympic Games — Representing Canada, the Winnipeg Falcons (pictured en route to the 1920 Summer Olympics) were the first Olympic champions in ice hockey. Governing body …   Wikipedia

  • ICE 1 — ICE 1 Manufacturer various Constructed 1989 to 1993 Refurbishment 2005 to 2008 …   Wikipedia

  • Ice sheet dynamics — describe the motion within large bodies of ice, such those currently on Greenland and Antarctica. Ice motion is dominated by the movement of glaciers, whose gravity driven activity is controlled by two main variable factors: the temperature and… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”