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Definitions for kindling
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.

ChatGPT

  1. kindling

    Kindling is a term often used to refer to small and easily ignitable materials, such as small sticks or twigs, used to start a fire. In a broader sense, it can also refer to anything that serves as a catalyst or spark for a particular action or event. In medicine, it refers to a phenomenon where repeated exposure to a stimulus results in increasingly amplified responses.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kindling

    of Kindle

Wikidata

  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. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    As the clock strikes midnight, let us not just mark a new year, but ignite the flames of hope within our hearts, kindling the path to transformative change.

  2. 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."

  3. Andrew Feltus:

    The dry kindling for sustained inflation is probably here, banks have a lot of ammo to lend money. And wages are accelerating because the labor market is tight. This looks more than transitory.

  4. Washington Irving:

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

  5. 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.

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