flashpoint
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flashpoint [ˈflæʃpɔɪnt]
noun
1 punto (m) de inflamación
2 punto (m) crítico
it could prove the flashpoint for war podría aún dar lugar al estallido de la guerra
The deaths of the three PLO leaders was a flashpoint for many in Israel the presence of these mainly Serb soldiers has been a flashpoint in the conflict
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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