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Also called ignition temperature.
Origin of ignition point
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby ignition point
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Scientific definitions for ignition point
[ ĭg-nĭsh′ən ]
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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