staggered ignition/staggered timing
- A dual ignition timed so that the spark plug nearest the exhaust valve fires before the spark plug nearest the intake valve. This is to ensure that the fuel-air mixture is diluted by partially burned exhaust gases (which burn more slowly than a normal mixture) and is ignited first.
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