flashpoint

US [ˈflæʃˌpɔɪnt]
UK ['flæʃ.pɔɪnt]
  • n.(暴力或愤怒的)一触即发
  • Web闪点行动;导火线;爆发点
Plural Form:flashpoints  
flashpoint
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n.
1.
(暴力或愤怒的)一触即发,危机即将爆发的地点a situation or place in which violence or anger starts and cannot be controlled
Tension in the city is rapidly reaching flashpoint.
这座城市处于紧张状态,大有一触即发之势。
potential flashpoints in the south of the country
该国南部潜在的暴力爆发点

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