Definition of 'ignition'
Example sentences containing 'ignition'
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The sensors could be in the steering wheel or on an ignition button. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Turn the ignition key and the real drama unfolds. The Sun (2010)But he knocked into a cooker ignition switch. The Sun (2012)The ignition key is in the glove box. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The ignition button looked like a doorbell. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or a surge of high voltage as you turn on the ignition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It lets parents insert keys into the ignition where they can be programmed with customised restrictions. The Sun (2012)He turns the key in the ignition. STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)Found it by the roadside with the keys in the ignition? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The ignition had been switched on but by the time they were discovered the car engine had stopped running. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was clear before any of us turned the ignition key that most of the lunacy would be road based. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He added that drivers should not turn on the ignition if they had filled the tank with the wrong fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To go faster than that you have to stop and insert your ignition key into a slot on the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He jumped into the car, put the key in the ignition. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)You turn the ignition key and a dashboard light tells you it's on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When he turned off the ignition, the motorcycle exploded. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The keys are in the ignition and the engine is running, but no sign of the driver. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The company said last month that it was recalling 1.6 million vehicles amid concerns about a defective ignition switch. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I pressed the ignition switch, and the engine stopped. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The missing man is Wales's ignition switch. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After I turn off the ignition, the engine fires up normally. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I had to be careful how I turned the key in the car ignition. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'ignition'
British English: ignition /ɪɡˈnɪʃən/ NOUN
In a car, the ignition is the mechanism which lights the fuel and starts the engine, usually operated by turning a key.
He put the key in the ignition.
- American English: ignition
- Arabic: إِشْتِعَالٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ignição
- Chinese: 点火
- Croatian: paljenje
- Czech: zapalování auto
- Danish: antændelse
- Dutch: ontsteking in auto
- European Spanish: encendido
- Finnish: sytytys
- French: allumage
- German: Zündung
- Greek: ανάφλεξη
- Italian: accensione
- Japanese: 点火装置
- Korean: 점화
- Norwegian: tenning
- Polish: zapłon
- European Portuguese: ignição
- Romanian: contactauto
- Russian: зажигание
- Spanish: encendido
- Swedish: tändning
- Thai: กระบวนการเผาไหม้ของเครื่องยนต์
- Turkish: ateşleme
- Ukrainian: запалювання
- Vietnamese: bộ phận đánh lửa
Definition of ignition from the Collins English Dictionary
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