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Definition 1: the act of setting something on fire - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for ignition in the sense of this definition

(ignition is a kind of ...) the act of burning something

"the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"

Definition 2: the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ignition in the sense of this definition

(ignition is a kind of ...) device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function

(ignition is a part of ...) electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence

(ignition is a part of ...) an induction coil that converts current from a battery into the high-voltage current required by spark plugs

(ignition is a part of ...) switch that operates a solenoid that closes a circuit to operate the starter

(ignition is a part of ...) a small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine

(ignition is a part of ...) an induction coil used to create sparks

(ignition is a part of ...) a component of an ignition system; consists of two shaped electrodes and the space between them

(ignition is a part of ...) electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark

(... is part of ignition) equipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio

Definition 3: the process of initiating combustion or catching fire - [noun denoting process]

(ignition is a kind of ...) the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

"fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"

(... is a kind of ignition ) ignition of a substance (as oily rags) resulting from an internal oxidation process

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