Freezing point

Freezing point
Freezing Freez"ing, a. Tending to freeze; for freezing; hence, cold or distant in manner. -- {Frrez"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Freezing machine}. See {Ice machine}, under {Ice}.

{Freezing mixture}, a mixture (of salt and snow or of chemical salts) for producing intense cold.

{Freezing point}, that degree of a thermometer at which a fluid begins to freeze; -- applied particularly to water, whose freezing point is at 32[deg] Fahr., and at 0[deg] Centigrade. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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