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Synonyms for ignition

the process of initiating combustion or catching fire

the act of setting something on fire

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To use the Intoxalock ignition interlock device, a driver simply pushes a button, submits their breath sample and waits for the LED screen to display passed or failed.
laser ignition system many times to various different piston engines for cars and to deliver power for turbines in planes and most recently for engines in satellites and launchers.
If you have been recently convicted of a DUI in the state of California in Los Angeles, Tulare, Alameda, or Sacramento counties, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device.
Scientists in Japan are also pursuing direct drive combined with fast ignition in the FIREX program, as described by Hiroshi Azechi, director of the Institute of Laser Engineering (ILE)--Osaka University.
Therefore, determination and comparison of the substantial initiation parameters (ignition and flash ignition temperature, ignition and flash ignition induction period and critical heat flux) enables us to make a relative comparison of materials or products from the point of fire dynamics.
The Ignition series workstation is simply Rave putting our name on what we do best, building customized computers.
Recommendation: To address the scientific and technical challenges and management weaknesses, and to enhance the NIC review committee's effectiveness, the Administrator of NNSA should direct the Director of the Office of Inertial Confinement Fusion and National Ignition Facility Project to have the NIC review committee report to, and receive direction from, NNSA's Director of the Office of Inertial Confinement Fusion and National Ignition Facility Project on its review activities, instead of reporting to Lawrence Livermore's laboratory Director.
Here's how it works: An ignition interlock device is installed on a car and connected to the starter system.
According to CPSC, this represents a 70% improvement in ignition from smoldering cigarettes since 1980.
This is "quite a feat," the company comments, considering that "MSD ignition coils for high-powered racing cars can generate up to 50,000 volts of electrical potential in repeated bursts, producing intense electrical noise.
SAUSALITO, CALIFORNIA--BASED IGNITION Mortgage Technology Solutions Inc.
IN an effort to improve vehicle security, modern fuel computers use a system that talks to the ignition key.
This "reduced ignition propensity" technology has been more commonly, but incorrectly, called "fire-safe" in the past.