ignition point


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ignition point

[ig′nish·ən ‚pȯint]
(chemistry)
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After the ignition point, the flame starts propagating from the spark plug into the pre-chamber.
With a flashpoint of 240[degrees]C and ignition point of 270[degrees]C, it has properties that guarantee its reliability when used in electrical machinery, including power generators.
But if Iran's confrontation with the United States and Israel over its nuclear project reaches ignition point, conflict is inevitable and this time, because Hizbullah is in the government, Israeli leaders have threatened to flatten all of Lebanon, not just Hizbullah's bastions.
When the HS probe reaches 297[degrees]C (4), it exceeds the flash ignition point of PVC (260[degrees]C).
The laser can also be focused on the optimum ignition point anywhere inside the cylinder, even targeting specific particles of fuel, to ensure ignition.
The current Beavers don't recall any heart-stirring speeches or dynamic plays that they can trace as the ignition point for the reversals of fortune in recent seasons.
If George Holliday (who videotaped the police beating) hadn't brought us the tape, I would never have seen it, and there wouldn't have been that particular ignition point.
It is well to note, considering Table 3, that complex rosin structures have a considerably lower ignition point than other hydrocarbon structures.
Inorganic encapsulated RP shows an easily damaged encapsulation layer, low ignition point, and poor compatibility with polymers.
In my hallway there are no sockets or plugs or any ignition point for a fire.
The church seems to have been the ignition point of the joyous but unverified rumor: "families began streaming out of the church, yelling 'They're alive
To calculate the rate of spread, the distance between the ignition point and each particular cell in the terrain is divided by the ignition time of that particular cell.