Definitions for ignitionɪgˈnɪʃ ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ig•ni•tionɪgˈnɪʃ ən(n.)

  1. the act of igniting or the state of being ignited.

  2. a means or device for igniting.

  3. (in an internal-combustion engine) the process that ignites the fuel in the cylinder.

    Category: Automotive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignition(noun)

    the process of initiating combustion or catching fire

  2. ignition, ignition system(noun)

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

  3. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation(noun)

    the act of setting something on fire


  1. ignition(Noun)

    The act of igniting.

  2. ignition(Noun)

    The initiation of combustion.

  3. ignition(Noun)

    A system for activating combustion in a combustion engine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignition(noun)

    the act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire

  2. Ignition(noun)

    the state of being ignited or kindled


  1. Ignition (Remix)

    "Ignition (Remix)" is a song written and produced by American R&B singer R. Kelly. It was released on January 22, 2003 as the lead single from his sixth studio album Chocolate Factory. It is viewed as one of his most well-known songs and has been popular in the United States, Europe and Oceania. "Ignition (Remix)" became Kelly's second number-one single in the UK Singles Chart, following "I Believe I Can Fly" in 1997. It was later included on the updated version of Rolling Stone '​s 500 greatest songs of all time in 2010 at number 494. The song was listed at #19 on Pitchfork Media's top 500 songs of the 2000s.

Translations for ignition

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the instrument in a car etc which ignites the petrol in the engine

He switched on the car's ignition.

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