transition temperature


noun

Physics. a temperature at which a substance undergoes some abrupt change in its properties, as when it passes from the normal to the superconducting state.
Also called transition point.
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British Dictionary definitions for transition point (1 of 2)

transition point

noun

the point at which a transition of physical properties takes place, such as the point at which laminar flow changes to turbulent flow

British Dictionary definitions for transition point (2 of 2)

transition temperature

noun

the temperature at which a sudden change of physical properties occurs, such as a change of phase or crystalline structure, or at which a substance becomes superconducting
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