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3 definitions found
 for igniter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  igniter \igniter\ n.
     1. a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire.
  
     Syn: ignitor, lighter.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or
        fires.
  
     Syn: lighter, light, ignitor.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ignitor \Ig*nit"or\, n.
     One who, or that which, produces ignition; especially, a
     contrivance for igniting the powder in a torpedo or the like.
     [Written also igniter.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  igniter
      n 1: a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire [syn:
           igniter, ignitor, lighter]
      2: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires;
         "do you have a light?" [syn: lighter, light, igniter,
         ignitor]

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