ignition Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “ignition” in the English Dictionary

"ignition" in British English

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ignitionnoun

uk   us   /ɪɡˈnɪʃ.ən/
[C usually singular] the ​electricalsystem in an ​engine that ​causes the ​fuel to ​burn or ​explode in ​order to ​start the ​engine: Switch/Turn the ignition on. an ignition ​key [U] formal the ​act or ​process of something ​starting to ​burn
(Definition of ignition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ignition" in American English

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ignitionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ɪɡˈnɪʃ·ən/
the ​act of ​starting to ​burn An engine’s ignition is the ​electricalsystem that ​starts the ​engine.
(Definition of ignition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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