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Meaning of IGNESCENT

Pronunciation:  ig'nesunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  can emit sparks or burst into flame
 

IGNESCENT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: combustible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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