oxygen point

oxygen point

[′äk·sə·jən ‚pȯint]
(thermodynamics)
The temperature at which liquid oxygen and its vapor are in equilibrium, that is, the boiling point of oxygen, at standard atmospheric pressure; it is taken as a fixed point on the International Practical Temperature Scale of 1968, at -182.962°C.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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