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Webster 1913 Edition


Ignition

Ig-ni′tion

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Noun.
[Cf. F.
ignition
.]
1.
The act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire.
2.
The state of being ignited or kindled.
Sir T. Browne.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ignition

IGNI'TION

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Noun.
The act of kindling, or setting on fire.
1.
The act or operation of communicating fire or heat, till the substance becomes red or luminous.
2.
The state of being kindled; more generally, the state of being heated to redness or luminousness.
3.
Calcination.

Definition 2022


ignition

ignition

English

Noun

ignition (countable and uncountable, plural ignitions)

  1. The act of igniting.
  2. The initiation of combustion.
  3. A system for activating combustion in a combustion engine.

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