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ignition point

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noun Chemistry.
  1. autoignition point.

Origin of ignition point

First recorded in 1885–90
Also called ignition temperature.
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ignition point

  1. The minimum temperature at which a substance will continue to burn on its own without the application of additional external heat.
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