- re·ig·ni·tion, noun
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How to use ignition in a sentence
“When we look at the data on the science side, SDG&E has substantially reduced their ignitions in the last 20 years,” Kolden said.
She offered what she knew about Jim’s condition on the day he’d arrived at the clinic, though it was clear he’d been in rough shape — his car keys still dangled in the ignition.As COVID-19 Ravaged This Iowa City, Officials Discovered Meatpacking Executives Were the Ones in Charge | by Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung | December 21, 2020 | ProPublica
About 95 percent of California’s wildfires are ignited by human sources like powerlines, and sprawl increases ignition risks and puts more people in harm’s way.San Diego Has a New Board – and Hopefully a New Approach to Development | Van Collinsworth | December 17, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Her eight-month-old wounds are still painful, and the sound of the clicking ignition on her stove makes her jumpy.More burn injuries are occurring in kitchens during pandemic. Thanksgiving may see a rise in these accidents. | Katherine Ellison | November 22, 2020 | Washington Post
In early 2014, the company had to recall almost 2 million vehicles that had faulty ignition switches.This ace engineer powered Amazon through the COVID crisis | Aaron Pressman | October 19, 2020 | Fortune
So, I took the keys out of the ignition and hid them under my passenger seat.
Seven years ago, a Chevy Cobalt with a defective ignition switch killed two teenage girls.The Cops Who Found Out the Truth About GM's Deadly Cars—in 2006 | Michael Daly | July 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The long-running saga surrounding problematic ignition switches for the Chevrolet Cobalt has been an embarrassment for G.M.
Instead, it dithered as faulty ignition switches killed customers.
“Goode reached for the ignition, started the vehicle,” the report says.The Teen Love Letters that Led to a Tragic Murder-Suicide in Florida | Michael Daly | March 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Decomposition of cryolite by ignition with carbonate of lime.
He reached for his switches and shut off his ignition, to prevent an explosion when the ship struck.The Flying Reporter | Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
The regulus of antimony is of a silvery white colour, of a scaly texture, very brittle, and melts soon after ignition.
Iron will also become magnetical by ignition and quenching it in water in the position of the dipping-needle.
The amount of compression of the charge before ignition also has material bearing on the force of the explosion.Aviation Engines | Victor Wilfred Pag
British Dictionary definitions for ignition
the act or process of initiating combustion
the process of igniting the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
the ignition the devices used to ignite the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
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