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pour point

noun, Chemistry
the lowest temperature at which a substance will flow under given conditions.
Origin of pour point
1920-25 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for pour point
  • Important characteristics of diesel fuels are its viscosity, pour point, and cetane number.
  • Additionally cloud point, pour point and crystallization onset will be tested.
  • Watershed boundaries originated at the bog mat pour point, of which there could be many in the case of a raised peatland.
British Dictionary definitions for pour point

pour point

(chem) the lowest temperature at which a mineral oil will flow under specified conditions
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