igniter

[ig-nahy-ter]

Origin of igniter

First recorded in 1880–85; ignite + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for igniter

igniter

noun
  1. a person or thing that ignites
  2. a fuse to fire explosive charges
  3. an electrical device for lighting a gas turbine
  4. a subsidiary electrode in an ignitron
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