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melting point

noun as in point at which something melts

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Milk chocolate has a lower melting point than dark chocolate, and candies with caramel will take longer to melt than those without, so you may want to consider this as you make your selection.

At plate boundaries in the ocean, subduction moves water into the mantle, lowering the melting point of rock underneath the edges of continental plates.

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The type of sugar and protein, along with the temperature to which the sugars are heated, are variables that alter the texture, melting point, bounciness and shelf stability of the final candy.

Oh, and it experiences temperatures up to 471 °C—well above the melting point of lead.

Idris Elba has, in the eyes of many, reached the melting point.

The melting point behavior of the acid corresponds with that of gallic acid; it melted with decomposition at about 230°.

The temperature required for the manufacture of the steel was higher than the melting point of most fire-bricks.

Such lard has a higher melting point and is more flaky than that made from fat covering the muscles.

Good soft lead is melted in an iron ladle and skimmed; the temperature is allowed to rise very little above the melting-point.

The melting point of the fatty acids in the oils used to adulterate olive oil differs considerably from this.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to melting point, such as: boiling point, ebullition, and flash point.

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