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Noun: flashpoint  'flash,poynt
  1. Point at which something is ready to blow up
    - flash point
  2. A place of political unrest and potential violence
    - hot spot, hotspot, trouble spot
  3. The lowest temperature at which the vapour of a combustible liquid can be ignited in air
    - flash point

Derived forms: flashpoints, flash points

Type of: criticality, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, temperature

Encyclopedia: Flashpoint