combustion starter


combustion starter
An engine start energized by burning fuel, fuel-air, a solid cartridge, or a mono-propellant. See also cartridge starting.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • combustion starter — noun : cartridge starter …   Useful english dictionary

  • starter — [stärt′ər] n. a person or thing that starts; specif., a) the first in a series b) a person or animal that starts in a race or game c) a person who gives the signal to start, as in a race d) a person who supervises the departure of commercial… …   English World dictionary

  • Starter solenoid — A starter solenoid (or starter relay) is the part of an automobile which relays a large electric current to the starter motor, which in turn sets the engine in motion.OperationThe starter solenoid receives a large electric current from the car… …   Wikipedia

  • Starter ring gear — A starter ring gear, sometimes called a starter ring or ring gear, is a medium carbon steel ring with teeth that is fitted on the periphery of a flexplate or flywheel of an internal combustion engine, mostly for automotive applications.The teeth… …   Wikipedia

  • Starter — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Starter », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot starter peut désigner : un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • starter — Self starter Self start er, n. A mechanism (usually one operated by electricity, compressed air, a spring, or an explosive gas), attached to an internal combustion engine, as on an automobile, and used as a means of starting the engine without… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • starter — /stahr teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that starts. 2. a person who gives the signal to begin, as for a race, the running of a train, bus, elevator, etc. 3. a device that starts an internal combustion engine without a need for cranking by hand. 4 …   Universalium

  • starter — I. noun Date: 1622 1. a person who initiates or sets going: as a. an official who gives the signal to begin a race b. one who dispatches vehicles 2. a. one that engages in a competition; especially a member of a starting lineup b. one that begins …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • starter — start•er [[t]ˈstɑr tər[/t]] n. 1) a person or thing that starts 2) a person who gives the signal to begin, as for a race or the running of a train, elevator, etc 3) aum a device that starts an internal combustion engine without a need for… …   From formal English to slang

  • starter motor — noun An electrical motor, which is part of a modern car or truck, etc., which is used to initially turn the internal combustion engine of the vehicle to make it start …   Wiktionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.