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Origin of flash point
Example sentences from the Web for flash point
One thing this new unrest shares with the Second Intifada, also known as the al-Aqsa Intifada, is the flashpoint.Intifada 3.0: Growing Unrest and a Plot to Kill an Israeli Minister|Creede Newton|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Holy City, specifically the al-Aqsa compound, has been the flashpoint for the latest round of conflict.
But Singh also sees a potential flashpoint in the near future if the protest persists.
The New Deal and its excesses proved to be a flashpoint for ideological debates that occasionally came unhinged.A Brief History of Wingnuts in America; From George Washington to Woodstock|John Avlon|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has been referenced in television, film, and music, sometimes simply as a cultural flashpoint, other times as a liberator.‘Black Jesus’ Resurrected: Racial Stereotypes or Subversive Comedy?|Rawiya Kameir|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for flash point
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Cultural definitions for flash point
For a given flammable substance, the lowest temperature at which vapors passing from the substance into the air will catch fire spontaneously if a small flame is present.