smoking point

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of smoking point

:the temperature at which a substance produces smoke when heated

Word by Word Definitions

smoke play smoking
  1. : the gaseous products of burning materials especially of organic origin made visible by the presence of small particles of carbon

  2. : a suspension of particles in a gas

  3. : a mass or column of smoke

  1. : to emit or exhale smoke

  2. : to emit excessive smoke

  3. : to undergo punishment : suffer

point play
  1. : an individual detail : item

  2. : a distinguishing detail

  3. : the most important essential in a discussion or matter

  1. : to furnish with a point : sharpen

  2. : to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to

  3. : to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (something, such as a brick wall) and fill in with new material


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