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flash point (also flash·point) • n. 1. a place, event, or time at which trouble, such as violence or anger, flares up: the flash point of the conflagration is just blocks away. 2. Chem. the temperature at which a particular organic compound gives off sufficient vapor to ignite in air.

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flash point

flash point With reference to frying oils, the temperature at which the decomposition products can be ignited, but will not support combustion; range between 290 and 330 °C. See also fire point; smoke point.

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