Definition Of ignite
catch fire or cause to catch fire.
furniture can give off lethal fumes when it ignites
Example Of ignite
A missile ignited a fire that burned for three days and claimed 132 lives.
A pair of jeans left to dry by the gas fire ignited .
A plant reactor exploded during a failed cooling system test, igniting a massive fire that burned for ten days.
All ignitable liquids were confirmed by gas chromatography and mass spectroscopy, according to the report.
And for a team like the Calgary Flames, which has missed the playoffs for five straight seasons, you need a pretty big spark to ignite playoff hopes.