Synonyms for igniting
- flare up
- burst into flames
- catch fire
- put match to
- set alight
- set fire to
- start up
- take fire
- touch off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IGNITING
The mortar did not use a wad, because a wad prevented the fuze of the shell from igniting.
And igniting a match, he lighted a dark lantern which he had brought with him.
The sheets had to be run off the press soaked in water to keep them from igniting.
It is the igniting of a spark that flashes its illumination on every problem and perplexity.
In practice batteries are not used continuously for igniting.
The sparks flew about, and were long in igniting the touchwood.
The ash must be estimated by igniting a weighed portion of the tea.
The Iron Boys' prompt action had prevented the fuses from igniting.
By digesting caustic baryta, or barium oxide, with a little water, or igniting gently the crystallised hydrate.
The charcoal obtained by igniting bone in close vessels, but often applied likewise to any charcoal obtained from animal matter.