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ignition

noun

1 ignition

The process of initiating combustion or catching fire.

Polish: zapłon



2 ignition

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

synonym: ignition system.

Dutch: ontsteking
Polish: układ zapłonowy, zapłon

3 ignition

The act of setting something on fire.

synonyms: firing, inflammation, kindling, lighting.

Roget 384: increase of temperature; heating etc. v.; calefaction, tepefaction, torrefaction; melting, fusion; liquefaction etc. 335; burning etc. ... show more


Moby thesaurus: altitude peak, automatic control, backfire, balefire, beacon, beacon fire, blast-off, blaze, bonfire, burn, burning ghat, burnout, campfire, ceiling, cheerful fire, combustion, conflagration, corposant, cozy fire, crackling fire ... show more.

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