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_chemical_melting_point_

Names

'_chemical_melting_point_gt' '_chemical_melting_point_lt'

Category: chemical

Data type: numb

Related item: '_chemical_melting_point'
Related function: alternate

Enumeration range: 0.0 -> infinity

Units: K ( Kelvins)

Definition

    	
   A temperature in Kelvins below which (*_lt) or above
   which (*_gt) the melting point, the temperature at which a
   crystalline solid changes to a liquid, lies. These items allow a
   range of temperatures to be given.  _chemical_melting_point
   should always be used in preference to these items whenever
   possible.
 


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