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English definition of “flashpoint”


noun [C usually singular] (TEMPERATURE)    /ˈflæʃ.pɔɪnt/ specialized
The flashpoint of a liquid is the lowest temperature at which the vapour it produces will burn in air.Miscellaneous units of measurement
(Definition of flashpoint noun (TEMPERATURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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