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Word: kindle

Definition: start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse


Sentences Containing 'kindle'

"Money" compared the Nook favorably to the Amazon Kindle and the Sony Reader Touch Edition.
"PC Magazine" wrote that the 1.3 firmware update, released after most reviews of the Nook, improved the device's responsiveness: "On the original Nook, page turning took twice as long as page turning on the Kindle – two seconds compared to one second.
'To think that you should be the first to kindle the sparks of ambition in my umble breast, and that you've not forgot it!
A daily electronic version is also available for the Amazon Kindle and iPad.
A live coal placed next a dead one will either kindle that or be quenched by it.
But were it so, that all anger and passion were so thoroughly quenched in thee, that it were altogether impossible to kindle it any more, yet herein must not thou rest satisfied, but further endeavour by good consequence of true ratiocination, perfectly to conceive and understand, that all anger and passion is against reason.
From the mid to late-1980s competition to MIDAS came from vendors with systems called Kapiti, BankMaster (from Kindle) and IBIS.
He was judged guilty of "contempt sedition" for having "purposely set himself to kindle and increase" bitterness within the colony.
I delivered up both my pistols in the same manner as I had done my scimitar, and then my pouch of powder and bullets; begging him that the former might be kept from fire, for it would kindle with the smallest spark, and blow up his imperial palace into the air.
I found some shellfish on the shore, and ate them raw, not daring to kindle a fire, for fear of being discovered by the natives.
I took out my small provisions and after having refreshed myself, I secured the remainder in a cave, whereof there were great numbers; I gathered plenty of eggs upon the rocks, and got a quantity of dry sea-weed, and parched grass, which I designed to kindle the next day, and roast my eggs as well as I could, for I had about me my flint, steel, match, and burning-glass.
In 1991 ACT purchased Kindle followed by BIS in 1993 uniting two of the biggest selling products under one ownership albeit with different user bases.
In 1995 Misys purchased ACT (which included BIS and Kindle), thus rapidly giving Misys control of 3 of the 4 biggest selling core banking packages at the time.
In hopes to ingratiate myself further into his majesty’s favour, I told him of “an invention, discovered between three and four hundred years ago, to make a certain powder, into a heap of which, the smallest spark of fire falling, would kindle the whole in a moment, although it were as big as a mountain, and make it all fly up in the air together, with a noise and agitation greater than thunder.
In March 2011, Amazon Kindle published the first of Geo Godley's photo comic memoir e-books, Sochi Russia resort travelogue, marking a revival in the genre.
In September, 2012, Amazon's Thomas Mercer mystery and thriller imprint published Pollack's novel, "Downward-Facing Death" as part of its new Kindle Serials program.
is ginger the sort of fuel you use, Dough-boy, to kindle a fire in this shivering cannibal?
Magmic Games released mobile versions of the puzzle for BlackBerry and iOS devices in 2008 and 2009; and then for Kindle Fire and Nook in 2012.
On Amazon Kindle devices, one can take a screenshot by: Chrome OS.
The coal and the large sticks can not be kindled with a match, but the paper and shavings can, and these in burning will heat the large sticks until they take fire and in turn kindle the coal.
The Concept Of Nature (Kindle Location 58).
The gestation period is around 28–35 days, although most will kindle (give birth) at 31-32 days.A nest box should be provided for the new mother two days before kindling.
The heat thus given off is at first insufficient to kindle a fire; but as the heat is retained and accumulated, the temperature rises, and finally the kindling point is reached and the whole mass bursts into flames.
When I heard them talking of bull-fights taking place, and of javelin games, and of acting plays, I asked my brother, who is a year younger than myself, to tell me what sort of things these were, and many more that I had never seen; he explained them to me as well as he could, but the only effect was to kindle in me a still stronger desire to see them.
When members of the state went forth to found a new colony they took with them a brand from the Prytaneum altar to kindle the new fire in the colony; the fatherless daughters of Aristides, who were regarded as children of the state at Athens, were married from the Prytaneum as from their home; Thucydides informs us that in the Synoecism of Theseus the Prytanea of all the separate communities were joined in the central Prytaneum of Athens as a symbol of the union; foreign ambassadors and citizens who had deserved especially well of the state were entertained in the Prytaneum as public guests.
With the 1.3 firmware update, it's about a tenth of a second slower than the Kindle, but the difference is negligible."

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