Ignition

The term to describe the detonation and burning (oxidation) of fuel. The source of ignition in glow fuel engines is the glow plug.

ignition

  1. the process of initiating combustion
  2. the act of starting a fire

ignition

(from the article `explosive`) Black powder is relatively insensitive to shock and friction and must be ignited by flame or heat. In the early days such devices as torches, glowing ... Except for the means of firing, there is little difference between electric and fuse-type blasting caps. With minor variations, the explosives used ... ...
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ignition

[n] - the process of initiating combustion 2. [n] - the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine 3. [n] - the act of setting on fire or catching fire
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Ignition

• (n.) The act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire. • (n.) The state of being ignited or kindled.
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ignition

<radiobiology> In fusion, as in an ordinary (chemical) fire, ignition is the point where the temperature and confinement of heat in the fuel (plasma in the case of fusion) are such that energy released from ongoing reactions is sufficient to maintain the temperature of the system, and no external heating is needed. An ignited fusion plasma pr...
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ignition

ignition system noun the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
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Ignition

[Program] Middle Row, L-R: unidentified, unidentified, Topper Rigney (SS), unidentified, Fred Haney? (IF), unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified. == Captioned As == ...
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Ignition

[Remix] `Ignition (Remix)` is a song written and produced by American R&B singer R. Kelly from his 2003 album Chocolate Factory. It is viewed as one of his most well-known songs and has been popular in the United States, Europe and Oceania. The song was R. Kelly`s second number-one single in the UK Singles Chart, following `I Believe I Can ...
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Ignition

[student training] Ignition is a transition and mentorship program that is implemented in high schools across the United States. The program was developed and trademarked by Focus Training, a leadership development company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The goal of Ignition is to build student relationships and make transition from middle school ...
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Ignition

Ig┬Ěni'tion noun [ Confer French ignition .] 1. The act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire. 2. The state of being ignited or kindled. Sir T. Browne.
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ignition

ignition 1. An electrical system, usually operated by a magneto or battery, that provides the spark to ignite the fuel mixture in an internal-combustion engine. 2. The point at which a substance begins a process of combustion, or the means by which this process begins. Ignition occurs when the heat produced by a reaction becomes sufficient to sus...
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ignition

ignition, apparatus for igniting a combustible mixture. The German engineer Nikolaus A. Otto, in his first gas engine, used flame ignition; another method was heating a metal tube to incandescence. Ignition systems in modern automobiles use an electric spark to ignite the compressed mixture of air a...
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ignition

in a gaseous medium, electronic avalanche produced intentionally to initiate gas conduction
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ignition

the abrupt transition of the gap resistance from a practically infinite value to a relatively low value, which results in a desired discharge
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Ignition

The action of firing an explosive mixture of gases or vapours by means of a flame, electrical spark, heating or sudden pressure change.
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Ignition

The ignition refers to the system that ignites the fuel and starts the engine. Digital ignition models are generally the best because they allow for greater timing flexibility and better engine performance.
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Ignition

The means by which burning is started
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ignition

the process of initiating combustion or catching fire
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ignition

the process of initiating combustion or catching fire
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ignition

The start of combustion in a rocket engine.
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