the process of initiating combustion or catching fire
ignition, ignition system(noun)
the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation(noun)
the act of setting something on fire
The act of igniting.
The initiation of combustion.
A system for activating combustion in a combustion engine.
the act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire
the state of being ignited or kindled
Origin: [Cf. F. ignition.]
The numerical value of ignition in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ignition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
GM consumers got a major victory in their ignition switch lawsuits that were previously barred by the U.S. bankruptcy court.
Given the GM ignition switch and now Takata I would have expected someone with more of a hands-on experience in vehicle safety.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
I'm enjoying the peace and quiet of my vineyard, and when I miss the sound and the fury, I take refuge in my garage and turn the key in the ignition of my Miura.
The guy jams the keys in the ignition, turns the car on, jams it (into) drive and mashes the accelerator. He wasn't slowly pulling away. (Tensing) feared for his life. He thought he was going to be sucked under the car that was pulling away from him. He thought he was going to get sucked under and killed.
Images & Illustrations of ignition
Translations for ignition
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- vznícení, vzplanutí, zapalováníCzech
- sytyttäminen, sytytys, syttyminenFinnish
- ignition, allumageFrench
- adhnaidhScottish Gaelic
- ignizione, accensioneItalian
- partida, igniçãoPortuguese
Get even more translations for ignition »
Find a translation for the ignition definition in other languages:
Select another language: