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criticality

Definitions of criticality
  1. noun
    a critical state; especially the point at which a nuclear reaction is self-sustaining
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    types:
    flash point, flashpoint
    point at which something is ready to blow up
    type of:
    critical point, crossroads, juncture
    a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
  2. noun
    a state of critical urgency
    synonyms: criticalness, cruciality
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    type of:
    urgency
    the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
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