Definition of kindling
: easily combustible material for starting a fire
Recent Examples of kindling from the Web
The NES Classic Edition seems to suggest that the physical form and context of the original ignited the kindling that Nintendo has been arranging for years with sequels and re-releases of its original titles.
The tiny kindling of charity which came to him through his religion sufficed only to temper his disgust and change it to boredom.
More elaborate dishes, listed as the day’s specials, may include huaxmole, a creamy stew of guajillo peppers evoking cranberries and smoke, or a goat consommé with a kindling of chiles.
Continue this step another two to three times then light your kindling as usual.
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First Known Use of kindling
KINDLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kindling for English Language Learners
: dry twigs, pieces of paper, etc., that burn easily and are used to start a fire
KINDLING Defined for Kids
Definition of kindling for Students
: material that burns easily and is used for starting a fire
Medical Definition of kindling
: the electrophysiological changes that occur in the brain as a result of repeated intermittent exposure to a subthreshold electrical or chemical stimulus (as one causing seizures) so that there develops a usually permanent decrease in the threshold of excitability
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