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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 kind·ling /ˈkɪndlɪŋ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kin·dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kindled p. pr. & vb. n. Kindling ]
 1. To set on fire; to cause to burn with flame; to ignite; to cause to begin burning; to start; to light; as, to kindle a match, or shavings.
    His breath kindleth coals.   --Job xii. 21.
 2. Fig.: To inflame, as the passions; to rouse; to provoke; to excite to action; to heat; to fire; to animate; to incite; as, to kindle anger or wrath; to kindle the flame of love, or love into a flame.
    So is a contentious man to kindle strife.   --Prov. xxvi. 21.
    Nothing remains but that I kindle the boy thither.   --Shak.
    Kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam.   --Milton.
    Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- Enkindle; light; ignite; inflame; provoke; excite; arouse; stir up.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kin·dling n.
 1. The act of causing to burn, or of exciting or inflaming the passions.
 2. Materials, easily lighted, for starting a fire, such as small twigs or paper; -- also used in the pl..

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: material for starting a fire [syn: tinder, touchwood, spunk,
      2: the act of setting on fire or catching fire [syn: ignition,
          firing, lighting, inflammation]