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autoignition point

noun, Chemistry
the minimum temperature at which a substance will undergo spontaneous combustion.
Also called ignition point, ignition temperature, kindling point.

ignition point

noun, Chemistry
Also called ignition temperature.
Origin of ignition point
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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ignition point
The minimum temperature at which a substance will continue to burn on its own without the application of additional external heat.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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