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Word forms: (regular plural) ignition sources
(Extractive engineering: Downstream facilities, Terminals) An ignition source is a process or event which can cause a fire or explosion.
⇒ Open flames, sparks, static electricity, and hot surfaces are all possible ignition sources. ⇒ An explosion can occur when flammable gases or vapors in the air come in contact with
an ignition source such as a spark. ⇒ An ignition source is a process or event which can cause a fire or explosion.