Pronounced "Smightin". A contraction of Smouldering Ignition Tinder. In fire-making, any material that is suitable as a primary tinder for low-temperature ignition. As opposed to Fligtin, or Flaming Ignition Tinder.
Used to distinguish between the types of tinder used in two fundamentally different ways of starting a fire.
First proposed by ROBwithaB
in the YouTube series101 Ways to Make Fire
The ability to find good smigtin in the wild
can mean the difference between life and death in a survival
For solar concentration fires, it can be difficult to achieve temperatures high enough to ignite cellulose-based tinder
directly to flash point. Thus, you would first need to use fligtin and put that into your tinder bundle.