Meaning of ignition

ig•ni•tion

Pronunciation: (ig-nish'un), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or fact of igniting; state of being ignited.
  2. a means or device for igniting.
  3. (in an internal-combustion engine) the process that ignites the fuel in the cylinder.
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