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n. Abbr. fp
1. The temperature at which a liquid of specified composition solidifies under a fixed pressure, usually standard pressure.
2. The temperature at any fixed pressure at which the liquid and solid phases of a substance of specified composition are in equilibrium.
(General Physics) the temperature below which a liquid turns into a solid. It is equal to the melting point
the temperature at which a liquid freezes: The freezing point of water is 32°F, or 0°C.
The temperature at which a liquid becomes a solid. For a given substance, the freezing point of its liquid form is the same as the melting point of its solid form. The freezing point of water is 32°F (0°C); that of liquid nitrogen is -345.75°F (-209.89°C).