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pyrophoric material[‚pī·rə‚fȯr·ik mə′tir·ē·əl]
A material that spontaneously ignites in air below 113°C (45°C), such as fine metal powder, alkali metal, partially or fully alkylated metal or nonmetal hydride, and metal carbonyl.
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