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boiling pointnoun

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(Definition of boiling point from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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boiling pointnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈbɔɪ·lɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/
chemistry the ​temperature at which a ​liquidbecomes a ​gas: The boiling point of ​water is 212°F or 100°C.
(Definition of boiling point from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boiling point”
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 沸点…
in Turkish kaynama noktası…
in Russian температура кипения…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 沸點…
in Polish temperatura lub punkt wrzenia…
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