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Meaning of ignition by Wiktionary Dictionary

ignition


    Pronunciation

    • enPR: ĭgnĭ'shən, IPA: /ɪgˈnɪʃən/, X-SAMPA: /Ig"nIS@n/
    • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

    Derived terms



Explanation of ignition by Wordnet Dictionary

ignition


    Noun
    1. the act of setting something on fire

    2. the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine

    3. the process of initiating combustion or catching fire



    Definition of ignition by GCIDE Dictionary

    ignition


    1. Ignition n. [Cf. F. ignition.]
      1. The act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire.

      2. The state of being ignited or kindled. Sir T. Browne.