Ignition Definition

ĭg-nĭshən
noun
A setting on fire or catching on fire.
Webster's New World
The act or process of igniting something.
The ignition of the fuel in a piston.
American Heritage
The means by which a thing is ignited.
Webster's New World
In an internal-combustion engine,
Webster's New World
A switch that activates this system.
American Heritage
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adjective
Designating certain parts of an engine causing ignition.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Ignition

Noun

Singular:
ignition
Plural:
ignitions

Origin of Ignition

  • From French ignition

    From Wiktionary

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