1. [ noun ] the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
Synonyms: ignition_system
Related terms: mechanism electrical_system spark_gap magneto ignition_switch spark_coil ignition_coil spark_plug distributor
2. [ noun ] the process of initiating combustion
Related terms: natural_process spontaneous_combustion ignite
3. [ noun ] the act of setting on fire or catching fire
Synonyms: lighting kindling inflammation firing
Related terms: burning ignite ignite kindle
Similar spelling:   ignitible