criticality

Definitions of criticality
1

n a critical state; especially the point at which a nuclear reaction is self-sustaining

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

n a state of critical urgency

Synonyms:
criticalness, cruciality
Type of:
urgency
the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

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