Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of kindling or setting on fire; the state of being kindled; inflammation; heat.

Etymologies

From Latin accensiōnem, from accendere. (Wiktionary)

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