Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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From Latin accensiōnem, from accendere.

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