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ignite

[ig′nīt]
(chemistry)
To start a fuel burning.
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Ignitable HW includes, but is not limited to, liquids containing at least 24% alcohol with a flashpoint of 60[degrees]C/140[degrees]F or higher.
Many ignitable liquids can be used to start an arson fire, the most common being gasoline, kerosene, charcoal lighter fluid, paint thinners and solvents, and other less common fuels (4), (5).
NOW that charcoal comes in ignitable bags, barbecues cost less than ten quid and picnic sets can be bought at the supermarket, outdoor dining is no longer the preserve of dads with special tools.
Under RCRA, there are "listed" hazardous waste materials--an actual list--and "characteristic" hazardous waste materials (substances that are not listed but nevertheless are ignitable, corrosive, toxic, or reactive).
A group of working dogs that are extremely adept at their jobs, including a Labrador that can smell ignitable fluids in burned-out buildings.
He can smell ignitable fluids in burnt-out buildings to prove fires were started deliberately.
Southwest Microwave has unveiled the Model 310B-33456 Explosion proof Outdoor Microwave Intrusion Link to offer a reliable intrusion detection solution in the presence of flammable, combustible and easily ignitable materials.
The hazardous waste being transported daily is not stable and may catch fire, since it is ignitable," said directorate of environmental control waste management section senior environmental specialist Rehan Ahmed.
The rain shortage has limited the amount of moisture in the brush, making it more easily ignitable and less controllable," said county fire Inspector Frank Garrido.
If the shunts are above the roof, however, arcing occurs in the worst possible place: in a Class I Division I hazardous area, which may have a highly ignitable concentration of fuel-air vapor.
When cyclopentane is used as the blowing agent, the mold cavity is typically flooded with nitrogen before pouring to eliminate ignitable gases.
While most fuel vapors, such as gasoline, are flammable in mixtures between about 1 percent and maybe 5 percent fuel to air, hydrogen is ignitable in mixtures with air containing a few percent to as high as 75 percent hydrogen.