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melt·ing point

(mĕl′tĭng)
n. Abbr. mp
1. The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid at a fixed pressure, usually standard pressure.
2. The temperature at which a solid and its liquid are in equilibrium, at any fixed pressure.

melting point

n
(Chemistry) the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid. It is equal to the freezing point

melt′ing point`


n.
the temperature at which a solid substance melts or fuses.
[1835–45]

melt·ing point

(mĕl′tĭng)
The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid. For a given substance, the melting point of its solid form is the same as the freezing point of its liquid form. The melting point of ice is 32°F (0°C); that of iron is 2,797°F (1,535°C).
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Noun1.melting point - the temperature below which a liquid turns into a solidmelting point - the temperature below which a liquid turns into a solid
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
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