self-ignite

[ self-ig-nahyt, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf ɪgˈnaɪt, ˌsɛlf- /

verb (used without object), self-ig·nit·ed, self-ig·nit·ing.

to ignite without spark or flame.

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Origin of self-ignite

First recorded in 1940–45

OTHER WORDS FROM self-ignite

self-ig·ni·tion [self-ig-nish-uhn, self-], /ˈsɛlf ɪgˈnɪʃ ən, ˌsɛlf-/, noun
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