What is the #"flash point"#?

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Feb 21, 2016

Answer:

The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a substance is sufficiently high to allow combustion in the PRESENCE of a spark or flame.

Explanation:

Common fuels typically have LOW flash points. This is why if you see someone smoking while filling his car up with gasoline you (and that someone) should have kittens; such a scenario is very dangerous.