Meaning of IGNITION in English

IGNITION

noun Date: 1612 the act or action of igniting: as, the starting of a fire, the heating of a plasma to a temperature high enough to sustain nuclear fusion, 2. the process or means (as an electric spark) of igniting a fuel mixture, a device that activates an ~ system (as in an automobile)

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