Flash-point meaning

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The lowest temperature at which a combustible liquid or solid produces sufficient vapor near its surface to generate an ignitable mixture with air.
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The lowest temperature at which the vapor of a flammable liquid will ignite in air. The flash point is generally lower than the temperature needed for the liquid itself to ignite.
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The lowest temperature at which a liquid can form an ignitable mixture in air near the surface of the liquid.
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(figuratively) A hotspot; a dangerous place of violent political unrest.
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The point at which eruption into significant action, creation, or violence occurs.
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