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  1. spontaneous combustiona fire caused by a natural heat-producing process in the presence of sufficient air and fuel

          

  2. hydrocarbonany compound consisting of only carbon and hydrogen

          

  3. oxidationrapid combination of oxygen with another substance, accompanied by production of noticeable heat and light

          

  4. exothermic reactiona chemical transformation in which heat energy is liberated

          

  5. endothermic reactiona chemical transformation in which heat energy is liberated

          

  6. ignition temperaturethe heat liberated during combustion

          

  7. accelerantthe ability or potential of a system or material to do work

          

  8. energythe ability or potential of a system or material to do work

          

  9. combustionthe combination of oxygen with other substances to produce new substances

          

  10. flammable rangethe entire range of possible gas or vapor fuel concentrations in air that are capable of burning

          

  11. pyrolysisany compound consisting of only carbon and hydrogen

          

  12. heat of combustionthe heat liberated during combustion

          

  13. modus operandian offender's pattern of operation

          

  14. flash pointthe minimum temperature at which a liquid fuel in the absence of heat high enough to pyrolyze the fuel