Definition of ice point in English:

ice point

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noun

Physics
  • The temperature at which ice is in equilibrium with water at standard atmospheric pressure (i.e. the freezing or melting point under these conditions).

    Formerly used as a fixed point (0°) on the Celsius scale, the ice point has now been replaced for this purpose by the triple point of water.

Origin

Mid 19th century.