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electric ignition
1. The ignition system in an automobile or internal-combustion engine that ignites the combustible mixture in the engine cylinders with a high-voltage, high-tension spark produced between metal points in a spark plug.
2. Ignition of a charge of fuel vapor and air in an internal-combustion engine by passing a high-voltage electric current between two electrodes in a combustion chamber.
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