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ignition
American English: /ɪɡˈnɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪɡˈnɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of ignition in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (act) ignition system
    sistema (masculine) de encendido
    Example sentences
    • The danger is that the child s hand is still in the line of fire when ignition occurs and severe burns result.
    • The ESU is the most frequent ignition source for surgical fires.
    • The cast-iron grate can hold 18 burgers, and one-touch ignition makes lighting the fire a cinch.
  • 2 (mechanism) (Motor Vehicles) to turn on or (British also) switch on the ignition
    darle al contacto
    darle al arranque (Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • Buffy switched off the ignition and leaned forward, resting her forehead on the steering wheel.
    • Alice quickly followed her, closed the door, fumbled with the key before finally getting it into the ignition, switched in on, then took a few deep breaths.
    • He claimed he couldn't switch off the ignition because modern Renaults have a magnetic card ‘key’ system and he was unable to remove the card while on the run.
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