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ignition

ig ni shuhn

  • n  the process of initiating combustion or catching fire
  • n  the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
  • n  the act of setting something on fire

  • It was a leaking, piston-burning, plug-fouling nightmare of a motor that required absolute devotion to things like ignition timing, fuel octane and rpm limits, less the whole .
  • Other accomplishments included reductions of fire hazard (oil requires higher temperature than gasoline for ignition) and radio interference (by the electrical wires of the .
  • Thoughtfully, they had turned off the ignition, so that the giant did not catch fire.
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  • Glynn Birch in Voice of America
    First time offenders need and deserve an alcohol ignition interlock,says Birch.
  • Jack Roush in SI.com
    They wound up changing both ignition boxes and the wiring harness that controls it and then magically it had ignition again,car owner Jack Roush said. "But it had no ignition on either box and the initial diagnosis was that it was dead."
  • Tony Blair in Forbes
    I think it is now more likely than not, though by no means certain, that we will reach a deal within the next few months,Blair said. "There is a re-ignition of political energy and drive, and an increased recognition of the dire...

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