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Meaning of IGNITION

Pronunciation:  ig'nishun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of setting on fire or catching fire
  2. [n]  the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
  3. [n]  the process of initiating combustion

IGNITION is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: firing, ignition system, inflammation, kindling, lighting
 See Also: action, activity, burning, combustion, distributer, distributor, electrical distributor, electrical system, ignition coil, ignition switch, magneto, magnetoelectric machine, mechanism, natural action, natural process, plug, spark coil, spark gap, spark plug, sparking plug, spontaneous combustion



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ig*ni"tion\, n. [Cf. F. ignition.]
1. The act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire.

2. The state of being ignited or kindled. --Sir T. Browne.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: To turn the ignition in your dream, suggests that you are set to move forward toward your goals. You are ready to grow.
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