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: I I- I. Ia Ib Ic Id Ie If Ig Ih Ii Ij Ik Il Im In Io Ip Iq Ir Is It Iu Iv Iw Ix Iy Iz
ignigenous | ignipotence | ignipotent | ignis fatuus | ignitable | ignite | ignited | igniter | ignitible | ignition | ignition coil

ignite

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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ig=nite
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6 in 6 verses (in OT : 6 in 6 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

ignitev. t. [L. ignitus, p. p. of ignire to ignite, fr. ignis fire. See Igneous.].
  •  To kindle or set on fire; as, to ignite paper or wood.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To subject to the action of intense heat; to heat strongly; -- often said of incombustible or infusible substances; as, to ignite iron or platinum.  [1913 Webster]
ignitev. i. 
     To take fire; to begin to burn.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ignite, v.
1 tr. set fire to; cause to burn.
2 intr. catch fire.
3 tr. Chem. heat to the point of combustion or chemical change.
4 tr. provoke or excite (feelings etc.).

Derivative
ignitable adj. ignitability n. ignitible adj. ignitibility n.
Etymology
L ignire ignit- f. ignis fire

THESAURUS

ignite

bank, blaze up, burn, conflagrate, enkindle, fan the flame, feed, feed the fire, fire, fire up, flame up, flare up, inflame, kindle, light, light up, rekindle, relight, relume, set fire to, set on fire, spunk up, stir the fire, stoke, stoke the fire, strike a light, take fire, torch, touch off

ROGET THESAURUS

ignite

Calefaction

VB heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment, make hot, sun oneself, sunbathe, go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame), fire, set fire to, set on fire, kindle, enkindle, light, ignite, strike a light, apply the match to, apply the torch to, rekindle, relume, fan the flame, add fuel to the flame, poke the fire, stir the fire, blow the fire, make a bonfire of, melt, thaw, fuse, liquefy, burn, inflame, roast, toast, fry, grill, singe, parch, bake, torrefy, scorch, brand, cauterize, sear, burn in, corrode, char, calcine, incinerate, smelt, scorify, reduce to ashes, burn to a cinder, commit to the flames, consign to the flames, boil, digest, stew, cook, seethe, scald, parboil, simmer, do to rags, take fire, catch fire, blaze.


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