Synonyms for ignition

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It gave a residue on ignition amounting only to 1.6 per cent.

The ignition of the detonating mixture was effected by an electric spark.

The ignition switch is closed, and connects the ignition system to the battery.

See that the ignition and lighting switches are in their "OFF" positions.

He taxied quickly off, stopped on the floor nearby, and cut the ignition.

I turned on the ignition, pressed the starterbutton, and drove ahead.

Query: why work so hard on the doors, and not work at all on the ignition?

The third form of ignition we have to deal with is the electric.

Rick checked the controls rapidly, then called, "Ignition off."

By ignition in a stream of H it may be converted into the subsulphide of copper.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "act of heating to the point of combustion," from French ignition (16c.) or directly from Medieval Latin ignitionem (nominative ignitio), from Latin ignire "set on fire," from ignis "fire" (see igneous). Meaning "means of sparking an internal combustion engine" is from 1881.

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