flash point


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flash point

the lowest temperature at which vapors of a liquid may be ignited by a flame.

flash point

The temperature at which a substance bursts into flame spontaneously.
See also: point
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Pure petroleum products: kerosene, diesel and gasoline were tested pure and the properties : specific gravity, viscosity, density and flash points were recorded as shown on the table above, at same time the adulterated ones were tested as well and the properties also recorded as can be seen on the tables above.
The two arch-foes crossed the nuclear threshold within weeks of each other in May last year, inviting widespread economic sanctions and condemnation from aboard amid fears South Asia turning into a nuclear flash point.
11 that will start at the flash point of the Watts Riots 40 years ago and end at the site of the July 10 shootout that left Susie Pena dead.
Savage - who received death threats in November when he pulled out of Wales' Euro 2004 qualifier in Azerbaijan through injury - was at the centre of the flash point at Villa Park that saw home striker Dion Dublin sent off during Birmingham's 2-0 win.
This solvent has a flash point higher than 200 F and works by simply soaking parts at room temperature.
Buchanan, the right-wing commentator whose antigay diatribes have been a staple of American politics for years, is considering seeking the Reform Party's presidential nomination, a move that would throw both the party and presidential politics into chaos and that promises to make gay rights a flash point for contention in the campaign through November 2000.
For safety reasons, high oven temperatures (300-580 [degrees] F) in the drying zone require solvent compounds with a high flash point.
The flamboyant Italian winger is still struggling to recover from a smashed cheek bone two months after being punched by manager Brian Laws in an astonishing dressing room flash point.
4 million barrels (224,700 cubic meters) of storage capacity for low and high flash point chemicals.
For the past 15 years, VoiceCon has been the flash point for identifying the technologies and business trends that have been shaping the future of the market, while providing practical insight into the choices faced by enterprise IT and telecom executives.
Tenders are invited for Cleaveland Flash Point Appratus C.