Kindling Kin"dling (k[i^]n"dl[i^]ng), n. 1. The act of causing to burn, or of exciting or inflaming the passions.

2. Materials, easily lighted, for starting a fire, such as small twigs or paper; -- also used in the pl.. [1913 Webster]

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