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melting point

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement
melting pointˈmelting point noun [countable, uncountable]  TMLIQUIDthe temperature at which a solid substance becomes a liquid
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melting pointIt shows that as pressure increases the melting point decreases slightly.The main difference between the two is the melting point of the solder.What is the melting point of melamine?This shows the effect of pressure on the melting point of ice.The melting point increases with depth in the Earth because of the increasing pressure.The melting point of iron was exorbitantly hot.
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