what is difference between erupt and ignite
From Latin eruptus, past participle of ērumpō (“to break out (of), to burst out (from)”), from e (“out”) + rumpō (“to break”).
- IPA(key): /ɪˈɹʌpt/
- Rhymes: -ʌpt
erupt (third-person singular simple present erupts, present participle erupting, simple past and past participle erupted)
- (intransitive) To eject something violently (such as lava or water, as from a volcano or geyser).
- The volcano erupted, spewing lava across a wide area.
- (intransitive) To burst forth; to break out.
- The third molar tooth erupts late in most people, and sometimes does not appear at all.
- (intransitive, figuratively) To spontaneously release pressure or tension.
- The crowd erupted in anger.
- And Stamford Bridge erupted with joy as Florent Malouda slotted in a cross from Drogba, who had stayed just onside.
- (intransitive, biology) (Of birds, insects, etc.) To suddenly appear in a certain region in large numbers.
- erupt in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- erupt in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- erupt at OneLook Dictionary Search
- ‘puter, Puter, Putre, puter, reput, upter
From Latin ignītus, past participle of igniō, ignire (“to set on fire, ignite”). Derived from Latin ignis (“fire”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnis and, thus, related to Sanskrit अग्नि (agní), Lithuanian ugnis and Russian ого́нь (ogónʹ).
- enPR: ĭgnīt’, IPA(key): /ɪɡˈnaɪt/
- Rhymes: -aɪt
ignite (third-person singular simple present ignites, present participle igniting, simple past and past participle ignited)
- (transitive) to set fire to (something), to light (something)
- (transitive) to spark off (something), to trigger
- (intransitive) to commence burning.
- (chemistry, transitive) To subject to the action of intense heat; to heat strongly; often said of incombustible or infusible substances.
- to ignite iron or platinum
ignite f pl
- feminine plural of ignito
- second-person plural present active imperative of igniō