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

 ig·nite /ɪgˈnaɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ig·nite v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ignited p. pr. & vb. n. Igniting.]
 1. To kindle or set on fire; as, to ignite paper or wood.
 2. Chem. To subject to the action of intense heat; to heat strongly; -- often said of incombustible or infusible substances; as, to ignite iron or platinum.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ig·nite, v. i. To take fire; to begin to burn.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat;
           "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a
           cigarette" [syn: light] [ant: snuff out]
      2: start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited
         suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously" [syn: erupt,
          catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate]
      3: arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious
         way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor";
         "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the
         world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred" [syn: inflame, stir
         up, wake, heat, fire up]