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flashover

noun flash·over \-ˌō-vər\

Definition of FLASHOVER

1
:  an abnormal electrical discharge (as through the air to the ground from a high potential source or between two conducting portions of a structure)
2
:  the sudden spread of flame over an area when it becomes heated to the flash point

First Known Use of FLASHOVER

1892

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