steam point

Compare ice point.

Origin of steam point

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for steam point

steam point

noun
  1. the temperature at which the maximum vapour pressure of water is equal to one atmosphere (1.01325 × 10 5 N/m²). It has the value of 100° on the Celsius scaleCompare ice point
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