fire point

noun
: the lowest temperature at which a volatile combustible substance continues to burn in air after its vapors have been ignited (as when heating is continued after the flash point has been determined) — compare ignition temperature

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Chem.
the lowest temperature at which a volatile liquid, after its vapors have been ignited, will give off vapors at a rate sufficient to sustain combustion.

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