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Ignescent definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IGNES'CENT, a. [L. ignescens, ignesco, from ignis, fire.]
Emitting sparks of fire when struck with steel; scintillating; as ignescent stones.
IGNES'CENT, n. A stone or mineral that gives out sparks when struck with steel or iron.
Many other stones, besides this class of ignescents, produce a real scintillation when struck against steel.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: can emit sparks or burst into flame

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin ignescent-, ignescens, present participle of ignescere to catch fire, from ignis Date: circa 1828 volatile

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ignescent Ig*nes"cent, a. [L. ignescens, p. pr. of ignescere to become inflamed, fr. ignis fire: cf. F. ignescent.] Emitting sparks of fire when struck with steel; scintillating; as, ignescent stones.



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