What does flashpoint mean?

Definitions for flashpoint

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flash point, flashpoint(noun)

    point at which something is ready to blow up

  2. flash point, flashpoint(noun)

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


  1. flashpoint(Noun)

    The lowest temperature at which a liquid can form an ignitable mixture in air near the surface of the liquid.

  2. flashpoint(Noun)

    A hotspot; a dangerous place of violent political unrest


  1. Flashpoint

    Flashpoint is a live album by British rock band The Rolling Stones. It was released in 1991, having been recorded throughout 1989 and 1990 on the mammoth Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle Tour. It was the first live album by the group since 1982's "Still Life". It was also the first album to use binaural recording, a 3D audio effect using just two stereo speakers. This gives the effect that the concert audience is behind the home listener. The audience cheer track was taken from the Rolling Stones' 1970 live album Get Yer Ya-Yas Out, complete with an audience member shouting out a request: "'Paint It, Black', 'Paint It, Black', you devil". The two studio tracks on the album would be the last for bassist and founding member Bill Wyman as a Rolling Stone.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flashpoint in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flashpoint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matthew Dallek:

    Religion has become less of a flashpoint.

  2. Stephen Nachmanovitch:

    The noun of self becomes a verb. This flashpoint of creation in the present moment is where work and play merge.

  3. Timothy Kesicki:

    It will be the first time a pope has been in Mexico since that blew up, that's another flashpoint that I think he may have to address.

  4. Kay Stimson:

    The flashpoint in past cycles has been attempts by international observers to enter polling places or maintain a presence near voting sites in states where such missions are not authorized or permitted by state law, we’ve provided the OSCE mission leaders with information on the states in this camp, so now it’s up to them to abide by the law while they’re in the U.S.

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