ign-, igni-, ignis- (Latin: fire, burn).
An explosive mixture of nitroglycerin, guncotton, wood pulp, and potassium nitrate.
Of fire, fiery; typical of fire.
2. In geology, formed by solidification from a molten or partially molten state (used of rocks or relating to rocks so formed).
Emitting sparks of fire.
Capable of ignition; ignitable.
Of or pertaining to fire.
Cautery excision (a device used to destroy tissue by electricity, freezing, heat, or corrosive chemicals).
Fire-bearing; producing fire.
Flowing with fire.
To set on fire, to cause to burn.
Produced by fire, or by the action of fire.
Any surgical procedure in which a cautery is used to perform all or part of the operation.
Ruling or having power over fire.
1. Therapeutic puncture with hot needles.
2. Puncture with a white-hot styliform cautery.
ignis fatuus (singular) ignes fatui (plural):
1. Literally, "foolish fire".
2. Phosphorescent light seen hovering or flitting over swamps at night, will-o'-the wisp; possibility caused by spontaneous combustion of gases given off by rotting organic matter.
3. Something that deludes or misleads; illusion, delusion.
1. Hyperthermia produced by exposure to artificial sources of heat.
2. Heat exhaustion, a condition caused by environmental temperatures too high for the body's compensatory mechanism.
1. To cause to burn.
2. To set fire to.
3. To subject to great heat, especially to make luminous by heat.
4. To arouse or kindle the passions of ; excite.
1. One who ignites.
2. A device to set fire to an explosive or combustible.
An electrical system, usually operated by a magneto or battery, that provides the spark to ignite the fuel mixture in an internal-combustion engine.
Having the property of igniting or taking fire.
A single-anode mercury-vapor rectifier in which current passes as an arc between the anode and a mercury-pool cathode, used in power recification.