View definitions for ignited


adjective as in ablaze

adjective as in flaming

adjective as in on fire

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Example Sentences

He tested the reactions of various materials—in trying to see whether camphor would ignite, he burned off his eyelashes and eyebrows.

Knowing that nature is dying ignites in me a preemptive nostalgia and the urge to stock up on outdoor experiences, like canned beans in a pandemic.

Senior running back Jake Funk helped ignite the offense with 221 rushing yards, more than he had ever accumulated in an entire season.

The outbreaks ignited a citywide epidemic that prompted the government to enforce even stricter lockdown provisions.

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Three of the four largest wildfires in state history have ignited just since July.

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His hunger strike in December 2011 received nation-wide recognition and was one of the sparks that ignited the protest movement.

That action ignited protests that rocked Wisconsin and spurred a recall—only the second recall of a governor in U.S. history.

The weight of both decisions ignited protests across the land.

Before long, the methane ignited and the entire store blew up.

Three months of despair were ignited in suburban Missouri when officer Darren Wilson was told he would walk free.

In 1829 an English chemist discovered that matches on which had been placed chlorate of potash could be ignited by friction.

A portion of the precipitate supposed to be a fatty acid was ignited in a porcelain spoon.

Then suddenly the very gentleness of his smile ignited a little answering smile on her lips.

The gas is ignited by means of an electric spark which is produced between the two parts A and B of an electric circuit.

This wood possessed the peculiar property of smouldering for hours when once ignited, without actually bursting into flame.


On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ignited, such as: afire, aflame, alight, blazing, burning, and conflagrant.

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