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ˈkɪnd lɪŋkin·dling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punknoun

    material for starting a fire

  2. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammationnoun

    the act of setting something on fire

Wiktionary

  1. kindlingnoun

    small pieces of wood and twigs used to start a fire.

    Go and collect some kindling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kindling

    of Kindle

Freebase

  1. Kindling

    Kindling is the debut solo album by Country rock musician Gene Parsons recorded in 1973. Guest musicians on this album include former Byrds bandmate Clarence White, plus Vassar Clements, Ralph Stanley, Bill Payne, and Gib Guilbeau.

CrunchBase

  1. Kindling

    Based in New York City, Kindling is social innovation software that offers organizations the power to harness the idea potential of their people. Kindling’s tools allow ideas to develop through conversation, iteration and connection. By uniting participants around ideas and topics, an organization’s people become a community of innovators. Specialties Idea management and collaboration, software, innovation, enterprise software, social innovation, SaaS

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kindling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kindling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of kindling in a Sentence

  1. Author Unknown:

    Enthusiasm is that kindling spark which marks the difference between the leaders in every activity and the laggards who put in just enough to "get by."

  2. Alec Baldwin:

    It's not a witch hunt because a witch hunt indicates that there is very little truth, if none at all, and there is a lot of truth here, but what worries me is that this is a fire that needs constant kindling.

  3. Washington Irving:

    Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.

  4. Steve Edwards:

    I think it is the Delta variant and there is a lot of kindling with low vaccination rates, so it's spreading very rapidly, almost all of our cases are unvaccinated people that, in my opinion, have put themselves in harm's way during this pandemic.

  5. Tiffany Davila:

    Due to the lack of precipitation that we have had, it’s basically kindling, So, when you take the drought-stricken fuel coupled with the extreme heat, the wind that we’ve had this year and then — in some places, you know, where a fire may start — the topography, the terrain: all of that can go into how active a fire is.

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