ice point

noun

Definition of ice point

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

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First Known Use of ice point

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Ice point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ice%20point. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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