firelighter


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firelighter

(ˈfaɪəˌlaɪtə)
n
an object made from an easily combustible substance such as paraffin wax that can be put amongst the coals of a fire or barbecue to get it to light more easily
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.firelighter - (a piece of) a substance that burns easily and can be used to start a coal or coke fire
igniter, ignitor, lighter - a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire
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Translations

firelighter

[ˈfaɪəˌlaɪtəʳ] Npastilla f enciendefuegos barra de material inflamable que se utiliza para encender fuego en una chimenea
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