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ignition British & World English

The action of setting something on fire or starting to burn

the ignition in ignition British & World English

The mechanism for bringing about ignition in an internal-combustion engine, typically activated by a key or switch

ignition coil British & World English

An induction coil in an internal-combustion engine for converting a low-voltage current into one whose voltage is sufficient to produce the spark

ignition key British & World English

A key designed to start the engine of a motor vehicle

pre-ignition British & World English

The premature combustion of the fuel-air mixture in an internal-combustion engine

ignition point British & World English

The lowest temperature at which a combustible substance in air will ignite and continue to burn

ignition switch British & World English

A switch by means of which the engine of a motor vehicle may be started or stopped