Meaning of ignescent

ig•nes•cent

Pronunciation: (ig-nes'unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. emitting sparks of fire, as certain stones when struck with steel.
  2. bursting into flame.
—n.
  1. an ignescent substance.
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