ignition-point

ignition point

noun Chemistry.
Also called ignition temperature.


Origin:
1885–90

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ignition point   (ĭg-nĭsh'ən)  Pronunciation Key 
The minimum temperature at which a substance will continue to burn on its own without the application of additional external heat.
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