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ignition

ig·ni·tion

ignition

pronunciation:
ihg nI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of igniting or state of being ignited.
definition 2: a device for igniting something by means of friction, an electrical spark, or the like; in an internal combustion engine, the device or system that ignites the fuel to start the engine.
definition 3: in an automobile or the like, the switch that activates the ignition system.
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