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ig·ni·tion

ignition

 
pronunciation:
ihg nI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of starting to burn or being set on fire.
It is exciting to see the ignition of a rocket engine as it takes off.
definition 2: a device for getting something to burn by means of a spark or friction. In a car or other vehicle, the ignition is the device or system that ignites the fuel to start the engine.
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