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igniter

[ig-nahy-ter] /ɪgˈnaɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that ignites.
2.
Electronics. the carborundum rod used to initiate the discharge in an ignitron tube.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; ignite + -er1
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igniter

/ɪɡˈnaɪtə/
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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