flash point

Definitions of flash point
  1. noun
    the lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid can be ignited in air
    synonyms: flashpoint
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    temperature
    the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  2. noun
    point at which something is ready to blow up
    synonyms: flashpoint
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    criticality
    a critical state; especially the point at which a nuclear reaction is self-sustaining
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