triple point

noun

Definition of triple point

: the condition of temperature and pressure under which the gaseous, liquid, and solid phases of a substance can exist in equilibrium

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1872

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triple point

noun

medical Definition of triple point

: the condition of temperature and pressure under which the gaseous, liquid, and solid phases of a substance (as water) can exist in equilibrium

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