flash point


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a highly volatile dangerous situation requiring immediate remedial action

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point at which something is ready to blow up

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the lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid can be ignited in air

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3 below shows flash point against the volume of the mixture (diesel/kerosene).
The measured values of buthanol density, kinematic viscosity and flash point are presented in Table 3 above.
Flash point and kinematic viscosity of the ME produced were in the ranges of 140-170[degrees]C and 3.
There are two main methods of flash point analysis: open cup and closed cup.
On Wednesday referee Phil Dowd was enjoying a genial, amicable match and was effectively using a joke and a smile to diffuse a potential flash point involving Wayne Rooney, when over came the shop steward to inflame a situation that was already under control.
But where you have a possible flash point you do everything in your power to minimise the risk of a spark.
Amazingly, Kean was only yellow carded for the offence which evokes memories of a flash point between Duncan Ferguson and Jock McStay that earned the then Rangers player a jail sentence.
About 450 Israeli settlers live in three enclaves in the middle of Hebron, making it a flash point for violence.
Forest Service calls the Cerro Grande fire-- popularly known as the fire at Los Alamos--was a flash point in a fire year that ranked as the country's worst in decades.
Northern Labs has the ability to process and fill low flash point products.
FLASH POINT Irish Republicans stand beside burning barricades in the Crumlin Road area of north Belfast, last night.
the ISG Infrared Optotrak, the IGT Flash Point 5000 (Image Guided Technologies; Boulder, Colo.
There was one flash point in the match in the 51st minute when Castleford's giant centre Barrie-Jon Mather was left stunned behind the bye-line and referee Robert Connolly placed the incident on report which will leave the League bosses to sort the incident out on video.
It has a flash point of 86 degrees F at 13,800 feet, the altitude which Flight 800 had attained at the moment it exploded, below the estimated temperature of the vapors in the fuel tank.
Test results for G-OIL[TM] in 2-cycle engines show that its performance in engines rivals that of synthetic oils like Mobil One[TM] and that a significantly higher flash point and incredibly low ash content allows for a much cleaner burn.