ice point


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

Examples of ice point in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ice point was in 1832

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“Ice point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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