Catches-fire Sentence Examples
Place the end of the paper into the flame until it catches fire.
Dry stannous oxide, if touched with a glowing body, catches fire and burns to stannic oxide, Sn02.
If zinc be heated to near its boiling-point, it catches fire and burns with a brilliant light into its powdery white oxide, which forms a reek in the air (lana philosophica, " philosopher's wool").
The powdery metal burns readily in air; the crystalline metal requires to be heated in an oxyhydrogen flame before it catches fire.
First the engineer's coffee maker catches fire on the bathroom vanity.Advertisement
First the engineer 's coffee maker catches fire on the bathroom vanity.