ignition system

noun
the system in an internal-combustion engine that produces the spark to ignite the mixture of fuel and air: includes the battery, ignition coil, distributor, spark plugs, and associated switches and wiring.

Origin:
1900–05

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Example sentences
Ignition system-Have a mechanic verify that your ignition system is working
  properly.
The ignition system consisted of a pair of retractable energized coils.
It is located inside the vehicle, near the driver's seat, and is connected to
  the engine's ignition system.
The ignition system was modified to allow the operator to change ignition
  timing.
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