ice point


Definition of ice point

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Portland is 10-1-1-0 at home ice, which remains the best home ice point percentage in the WHL. Samantha Meese, oregonlive, "On the Portland Winterhawks: Happy Holidays," 27 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of ice point

1832, in the meaning defined above

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30 Nov 2019

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“Ice point.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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