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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Wells Fargo made a splash last summer, revamping the Wells Fargo Propel American Express, which now earns triple points back per dollar spent on eligible streaming services. Washington Post, "Why streaming services are the new credit card rewards binge," 22 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of triple point

1872, in the meaning defined above

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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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