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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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All told, Operation Flashpoint is a good attempt at making a more realistic shooter and it could have been a great one with a little more investment and time.
Supported by the American Council on Education (ACE), the authors of Managing Diversity Flashpoints in Higher Education bring together their research, teaching, administrative, and leadership experience to deliver timely suggestions for individuals working with college and university populations.
The inquiry team pinpointed four flashpoints in the city and identified hooligans who wrecked Rangers' reputation at the showpiece final:
The core of the missing link is all about a "chain reaction of contagious enthusiasm," something he calls the flashpoint effect, that sets "flashpoint" businesses apart from their competition.
The new proprietary fluid has a flashpoint of 450 F, 10% higher than other hydraulic machine fluids.
It does not require great imagination to understand why this may be a flashpoint in the future, particularly if Palestinians continue to receive less water per head than their Jewish neighbours.
It is said to be ideal for many specialty solvent or lubricant applications, where excellent solvency and a high flashpoint are desirable, according to the company.
The two firms have embarked on a joint venture to provide a download facility for an upgrade to the best selling Operation Flashpoint game.
CODEMASTERS' soldier-sim Operation Flashpoint is proving popular with the US Marine Corps.
Usability is a critical factor in the success of any handheld technology," said FlashPoint president Stephen Saylor, also a named inventor.
The pullquote in a Boston Globe story about wastewater from a pulp and paper company said, "A Maine mill is the flashpoint in debate over the environmental cost of making paper its whitest.
Court Determines All Patents are Property of Kodak Estate and May Be Sold Free and Clear of Apple and FlashPoint Claims
Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) is going to have mixed emotions when he finds out that he's actually a superhero speedster in the Flashpoint timeline.
A LOYALIST protest camp at a parades flashpoint is making a nationalist resident's life a misery, the High Court heard yesterday.
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