from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who sets on fire; an incendiary.
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- noun rare One who starts a
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One of the rods of the "conflagrator" is connected with the positive of the pile, and the other with the little horizontal brass rod which is placed at the bottom of the burner.
a "conflagrator," analogous to that of the spirit-lighter (Fig. 1), but arranged vertically.
The system is so arranged that any one can easily replace in a moment the spiral that has accidentally got out of order; and, in order that this may be done, the maker has placed the spiral on a small, distinct piece that he styles the "conflagrator."