HyperDic: igniter

English > 2 senses of the word igniter:
NOUNsubstanceigniter, ignitor, lightera substance used to ignite or kindle a fire / fire
artifactigniter, lighter, light, ignitora device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
English > igniter: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substance used to ignite or kindle a fire / fire.
Synonymsignitor, lighter
Narrowerfirelighter(a piece of) a substance that burns easily and can be used to start a coal or coke fire
kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punkmaterial for starting a fire / fire
punkSubstance that smolders when ignited
BroaderfuelA substance that can be consumed to produce energy
Spanishencendedor, mechero
Catalanencenedor
Verbsignitecause to start burning
English > igniter: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires.
Synonymslighter, light, ignitor
Narrowercigar lighter, cigarette lighter, pocket lighterA lighter / lighter for cigars or cigarettes
fuse, fuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, primingAny igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
match, lucifer, friction matchlighter / lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical
matchA burning piece of wood or cardboard
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishbriquet, encendedor, mechero, yesquero
Catalanencenedor
Verbsignitecause to start burning

©2001-21 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict