ign-, igni-, ignis-
(Latin: fire, burn)
2. Giving "birth" to fire.
3. Experiencing a burning sensation during the birth of a child.
2. Presiding over fire; also, fiery.
A reference to Vulcan, ancient Roman god of fire and metal-working.
2. Puncture with a white-hot styliform cautery.
Seneca, in De Providentia, warns us that there will be trouble in our lives and we must learn to come to grips with it, telling us that "life is not a bowl of cherries".
A light that misleads; a name given to a light that sometimes appears at night, usually over marshes, probably because of the combusion of marsh (methane) gas resulting from decaying vegetable matter. Other terms for it are jack-o'-lantern and will-o'-the-wisp. Anyone who attempts to follow this kind of light is misled; hence, the meaning will-o'-the-wisp.
This expression refers to a false hope, an illusion, any misleading or deluding goal, or a vain hope.
2. Phosphorescent light seen hovering or flitting over swamps at night, will-o'-the wisp; possibility caused by spontaneous combustion of gases given off by rotting organic matter.
3. Something that deludes or misleads; illusion, delusion.
2. Heat exhaustion, a condition caused by environmental temperatures too high for the body's compensatory mechanism.
2. To set fire to.
3. To subject to great heat, especially to make luminous by heat.
4. To arouse or kindle the passions of ; excite.
2. A device to set fire to an explosive or combustible.
2. The point at which a substance begins a process of combustion, or the means by which this process begins.
Ignition occurs when the heat produced by a reaction becomes sufficient to sustain a chemical reaction.