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1. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a geometric element that has position but no extension.

Synonyms

  • attracter
  • factor
  • intercept
  • element
  • intersection
  • intersection point
  • ingredient
  • component
  • attractor
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status
  • dominant

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Freezing Point

  • exclamation-point
  • disappoint
  • datapoint
  • reappoint
  • pierpoint
  • disjoint
  • lapointe
  • lapoint
  • appoint
  • anoint
  • pointe
  • .point
  • joynt
  • joint

Example sentences of the word freezing-point


1. Noun Phrase
The boiling point and freezing point of a liquid will change depending on altitude.

2. Noun Phrase
The change in freezing point at different altitudes is much smaller than the change in the boiling point.

3. Noun Phrase
The freezing point increases very slightly at higher altitudes, due to the air pressure.

4. Noun Phrase
The sugars in molasses act as an antifreeze and lower the freezing point of this sticky staple.

Quotes containing the word freezing-point


1. Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim. It is, one is told, the unforgivable sin, but it is a sin the corrupt or evil man never practices. He always has hope. He never reaches the freezing-point of knowing absolute failure. Only the man of goodwill carries always in his heart this capacity for damnation*e price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim. It is, one is told, the unforgivable sin, but it is a sin the corrupt or evil man never practices. He always has hope. He never reaches the freezing-point of knowing absolute failure. Only the man of goodwill carries always in his heart this capacity for damnation.
*- Graham Greene


2. point

verb. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively.

Synonyms

  • point out
  • signalize
  • designate
  • indicate
  • signalise
  • call attention
  • show
  • finger
  • inform

Antonyms

  • negativeness
  • negativity
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] the precise location of something; a spatially limited location.

Synonyms

  • crinion
  • vanishing point
  • celestial point
  • source
  • centre
  • military position
  • bellybutton
  • geographic point
  • focal point
  • abutment
  • focus
  • hilum
  • omphalos
  • center
  • optic disc
  • crossing
  • corner
  • belly button
  • antinode
  • root
  • geographical point
  • nidus
  • ground zero
  • pressure point
  • position
  • optic disk
  • chokepoint
  • navel
  • place
  • origin
  • hotspot
  • hot spot
  • blind spot
  • node
  • beginning
  • topographic point
  • umbilicus
  • location
  • McBurney's point
  • trichion
  • spot
  • punctum
  • omphalus
  • midpoint
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • node
  • deactivation
  • finish
  • death

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a brief version of the essential meaning of something.

Synonyms

  • import
  • talking point
  • meaning
  • crux
  • bottom line
  • signification
  • crux of the matter
  • rallying point

Antonyms

  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality
  • anteriority

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.

Synonyms

  • ultimateness
  • height
  • pinnacle
  • summit
  • end point
  • ladder
  • elevation
  • climax
  • state of the art
  • meridian
  • peak
  • ultimacy
  • standard of living
  • acme
  • extent
  • degree
  • stage
  • top
  • resultant
  • standard of life
  • quickening
  • level
  • state
  • superlative
  • plane

Antonyms

  • continuation
  • monetization
  • defeat
  • victory

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole.

Synonyms

  • item
  • nooks and crannies
  • sticking point
  • technicality
  • fact
  • trifle
  • respect
  • regard
  • detail
  • triviality
  • nook and cranny

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • destabilise
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] an instant of time.

Synonyms

  • outset
  • instant
  • showtime
  • phase
  • first
  • middle
  • term
  • moment
  • start
  • deadline
  • time of departure
  • ending
  • midterm
  • get-go
  • time of arrival
  • minute
  • departure time
  • then
  • measure
  • full term
  • offset
  • particular date
  • quantity
  • starting time
  • kickoff
  • amount
  • distance
  • end
  • arrival time
  • beginning
  • phase angle
  • show time
  • point in time
  • second
  • run-time
  • date

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • birth
  • big

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. point

verb. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] direct into a position for use.

Synonyms

  • charge
  • take aim
  • direct
  • train
  • level
  • take

Antonyms

  • phase in
  • open
  • continue
  • disagreement

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. point

verb. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] be oriented.

Synonyms

  • orient

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • indirect

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] the object of an activity.

Synonyms

  • objective
  • object
  • target

Antonyms

  • high status
  • southernness
  • anterior
  • posterior

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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