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The temperature at which a substance, such as a fuel oil, will give off a vapor that will flash or burn momentarily when ignited.
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Taylor identifies the South China Sea as the most complex and confusing of the four flashpoints. However, he also sees it as the least combustible.
He noted that isolated flashpoints may emerge, but battle operations to defeat terrorists on this territory have been generally completed.
Police said there were a number of flashpoints at Cardiff City Stadium on Friday
Garcia and Hoelscher complete the book by providing materials that can be used for professional development related to diversity flashpoints. The appendixes concisely bring together the information from all eight chapters in practical application form.
But in Ardoyne, north Belfast, marchers barred from walking through the Catholic district were bussed through the flashpoint area amid heavy security.
Ifill and cohost Bryant Gumbel will traverse the country in search of "flashpoints,"--issues facing one community that are microcosms for the nation.
Boxing Day, far from continuing the Christmas spirit, is fast becoming a flashpoint for confrontation.
Here we trace the flashpoints that have detracted from the image of the gentleman's game in the post-Shakoor Rana decade.
Also note that the writer describes the threatened eagles as a flash-point while the quote-puller says the mill is the flashpoint. How many flashpoints are we looking at?
The flashpoints considered here illustrate the diverse circumstances that could lead to conflict.
Now matters look to have hit rock bottom after Vardy (right) seemed to criticise Puel after Sunday's 1-0 home Premier League defeat by TURN TO PAGE 54 flashpoints Puel and Vardy do not get on well Manchester United.