self-ignite

verb self-ig·nite \ ˌself-ig-ˈnīt \

Definition of self-ignite

self-ignited; self-igniting; self-ignites
: to become ignited without flame or spark (as under high compression)

self-ignition

play \ˌself-ig-ˈni-shən\ noun

First Known Use of self-ignite

1835

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