[ig-nes-uh nt] /ɪgˈnɛs ənt/
emitting sparks of fire, as certain stones when struck with steel.
bursting into flame.
an ignescent substance.
giving off sparks when struck, as a flint
capable of bursting into flame
an ignescent substance
ignipuncture ig·ni·punc·ture (ĭg’nə-pŭngk’chər) n. Surgical closing of a break in the retina due to retinal separation by cauterizing the site of the break with a hot needle.
[ig-nim-brahyt] /ˈɪg nɪmˌbraɪt/ noun, Petrology. 1. a fine-grained volcanic rock consisting mainly of welded shards of feldspar and quartz. /ˈɪɡnɪmˌbraɪt/ noun 1. a rock formed by the deposition at high temperature and the consolidation of a nuée ardente or other type of ash flow, being a complicated mixture of volcanic materials welded together by heat, […]
[ig-nis fach-oo-uh s] /ˈɪg nɪs ˈfætʃ u əs/ noun, plural ignes fatui [ig-neez fach-oo-ahy] /ˈɪg niz ˈfætʃ uˌaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. Also called friar’s lantern, will-o’-the-wisp. a flitting phosphorescent light seen at night, chiefly over marshy ground, and believed to be due to spontaneous combustion of gas from decomposed organic matter. 2. something deluding or […]
[ig-nahyt] /ɪgˈnaɪt/ verb (used with object), ignited, igniting. 1. to set on fire; kindle. 2. Chemistry. to heat intensely; roast. verb (used without object), ignited, igniting. 3. to take fire; begin to burn. /ɪɡˈnaɪt/ verb 1. to catch fire or set fire to; burn or cause to burn 2. (transitive) (chem) to heat strongly 3. […]