Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

ignition point

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun Chemistry.
  1. autoignition point.

Origin of ignition point

First recorded in 1885–90
Also called ignition temperature.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
ignition point in Science

ignition point

[ĭg-nĭshən]
  1. 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 Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.