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flashing point

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noun Physical Chemistry.
  1. flash point(def 1).
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Origin of flashing point

First recorded in 1875–80
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  • The mineral oils are mixtures of hydrocarbons of variable viscosity, flashing-point, density and oiliness.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 1

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