igniter

A device used to begin and/or maintain combustion of the fuel-air mixture. On most engines, the igniters are switched off after the combustion becomes self-sustaining after starting the engine.
IFR (instrument flight rules) en route high-altitude charts.
Igniter.

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  • igniter — n. 1. a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire. Syn: ignitor, lighter. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires. Syn: lighter, light, ignitor. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • igniter — ► NOUN 1) a device for igniting a fuel mixture in an engine. 2) a device for causing an electric arc …   English terms dictionary

  • igniter — Ignitor Ig*nit or, n. One who, or that which, produces ignition; especially, a contrivance for igniting the powder in a torpedo or the like. [Written also {igniter}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • igniter — degiklis statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Įtaisas parako užtaisams, kietajam raketiniam kurui, padegamiesiems ir šviečiamiesiems mišiniams uždegti. Tai metalinis ritinėlis su plyšiais šonuose ir dugne, pripildytas padegamosios medžiagos… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • igniter — degiklis statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Prietaisas, kuriuo sukeliama liepsna ar kibirkštis sprogdinimo grandinei sužadinti. atitikmenys: angl. igniter pranc. allumeur …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • igniter — A bridge igniter with detonator in an air bag system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • igniter — noun see ignite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • igniter — /ig nuy teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that ignites. 2. Electronics. the carborundum rod used to initiate the discharge in an ignitron tube. [1880 85; IGNITE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • igniter — noun Any device that is used to ignite something, especially a fuel mixture, or a charge of explosive …   Wiktionary

  • igniter — ig nit·er || ɪg naɪtÉ™(r) n. person or thing which ignites; device used to set fire to a flammable object …   English contemporary dictionary

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