Curie point

noun

Definition of Curie point

1 : the temperature at which there is a transition between the ferromagnetic and paramagnetic phases
2 : a temperature at which the anomalies that characterize a ferroelectric substance disappear

called also Curie temperature

First Known Use of Curie point

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Curie point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Curie%20point. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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