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The vast majority of wildfires in the United States are ignited by human sources — power lines, cigarette butts, machinery, or, in the case of one infamous recent fire, a gender reveal stunt.
“UNPRECEDENTED”: WHAT’S BEHIND THE CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND WASHINGTON WILDFIRESUMAIR IRFANSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
In California, the Bear Fire, part of the North Complex Fire, burned more than 100,000 acres in 24 hours after igniting.
“UNPRECEDENTED”: WHAT’S BEHIND THE CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND WASHINGTON WILDFIRESUMAIR IRFANSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
We know that even if California starts lighting prescribed fires at the rate we need to ignite them, our Septembers will be filled with smoke for the rest of our lives.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW. JUST LOOK AT CALIFORNIA’S WEEKEND.BY ELIZABETH WEILSEPTEMBER 9, 2020PROPUBLICA
Now unusually strong winds are threatening to knock down power lines and ignite more wildfires, prompting the state’s largest utility to plan power cuts for more than 500,000 people.
CALIFORNIA FACES WIDESPREAD POWER CUTS AFTER WEEKS OF DESTRUCTIVE WILDFIRESKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Second, record-low interest rates ignited a historic boom in refinancing.
FIRST HE TOOK ENERGY TRADING AND THE NYSE ELECTRONIC. NOW JEFF SPRECHER OF ICE SHARES HIS PLANS TO DIGITIZE YOUR MORTGAGESHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
There’s a lot of different variables in all those cases, but speaking about George Floyd specifically, because that really was what ignited everything, I talked about it several times.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: TOMI LAHREN ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
It has ignited scholarly and policy debates about the region’s development models and strategies.
AFRICA HAS A PATH TO EMULATE ASIA’S REMARKABLE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATIONMILLS SOKOJULY 27, 2020QUARTZ
The fuse is connected to a firing device which ignites them when disturbed.
14 EXCEPTIONAL WEAPON SYSTEMS FROM HISTORY THAT WERE AHEAD OF THEIR TIMEDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 26, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
I tell you, from Lincolnshire to Sussex the country is like dry timber ready to ignite at a spark.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
Steeped in petroleum, they might possibly ignite in a double-draught furnace, though I fancy they would put it out.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 100., FEBRUARY 7, 1891VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO IGNITE

  • aroused
  • attracted
  • captivated
  • enchanted
  • get started
  • initiated
  • introduced
  • showed
  • stimulated
  • stirred up
  • thrilled
  • titillated
  • worked up
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