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: I I- I. Ia Ib Ic Id Ie If Ig Ih Ii Ij Ik Il Im In Io Ip Iq Ir Is It Iu Iv Iw Ix Iy Iz
ignitable | ignite | ignited | igniter | ignitible | ignition | ignition coil | ignition interlock | ignition key | ignition lock | ignition switch

ignition

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ig=ni=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

ignitionn. [Cf. F. ignition.].
  •  The act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The state of being ignited or kindled.  Sir T. Browne.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ignition, n.
1 a mechanism for, or the action of, starting the combustion of mixture in the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine.
2 the act or an instance of igniting or being ignited.

Idiom
ignition key a key to operate the ignition of a motor vehicle.
Etymology
F ignition or med.L ignitio (as IGNITE)

THESAURUS

ignition

altitude peak, automatic control, backfire, balefire, beacon, beacon fire, blast-off, blaze, bonfire, burn, burning ghat, burnout, campfire, ceiling, cheerful fire, combustion, conflagration, corposant, cozy fire, crackling fire, crematory, death fire, descent, end of burning, fen fire, fire, firing, flame, flammation, flashing point, flicker, flickering flame, flight, forest fire, fox fire, funeral pyre, ignis fatuus, impact, inflammation, ingle, kindling, lambent flame, launch, lift-off, lighting, lighting up, marshfire, open fire, prairie fire, pyre, raging fire, rocket launching, sea of flames, sheet of fire, shoot, shot, signal beacon, smudge fire, three-alarm fire, trajectory, two-alarm fire, velocity peak, watch fire, wildfire, witch fire

ROGET THESAURUS

ignition

Calefaction

N calefaction, increase of temperature, heating, calefaction, tepefaction, torrefaction, melting, fusion, liquefaction, burning, ambustion, combustion, incension, accension, concremation, cremation, scorification, cautery, cauterization, ustulation, calcination, cracking, refining, incineration, cineration, carbonization, cupellation, ignition, inflammation, adustion, flagration, deflagration, conflagration, empyrosis, incendiarism, arson, auto dafe, boiling, coction, ebullition, estuation, elixation, decoction, ebullioscope, geyser, distillation (vaporization), furnace, blanket, flannel, fur, wadding, clothing, still, refinery, fractionating column, fractionating tower, cracking tower, match, incendiary, petroleuse, cauterizer, caustic, lunar caustic, alkali, apozem, moxa, acid, aqua fortis, aqua regia, catheretic, nitric acid, nitrochloro-hydric acid, nitromuriatic acid, radioactivity, gamma rays, alpha particles, beta rays, X-rays, radiation, cosmic radiation, background radiation, radioactive isotopes, tritium, uranium, plutonium, radon, radium, sunstroke, coup de soleil, insolation, pottery, ceramics, crockery, porcelain, china, earthenware, stoneware, pot, mug, terra cotta, brick, clinker, cinder, ash, scoriae, embers, soot, slag, coke, carbon, charcoal, wood alcohol, turpentine, tea tree oil, gasoline, kerosene, naptha, fuel oil (fuel), wax, paraffin, residue, tar, inflammability, combustibility, diathermancy, transcalency, conduction, convection, radiation, radiant heat, heat conductivity, conductivity, thermal expansion, coefficient of expansion, heated, molten, sodden, r_echauff_e, heating, adust, inflammable, combustible, diathermal, diathermanous, burnt, volcanic, radioactive.


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