Definitions for preignitionˌpri ɪgˈnɪʃ ən

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pre•ig•ni•tionˌpri ɪgˈnɪʃ ən(n.)

  1. ignition of the charge in an internal-combustion engine earlier in the cycle than is compatible with proper operation.

    Category: Automotive

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  1. preignition(Noun)

    The premature detonation of a charge in Four-stroke cycle engines. It is sometimes referred to as knocking.


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