flashover: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (flash'ō"vur), [key]
— n.
  1. a disruptive discharge around or over the surface of a solid or liquid insulator.
  2. the moment of conflagration or complete incineration caused by superheated air or combustibles.
  1. to have or experience a flashover.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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