ignition

ignition(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of igniting)
a. la ignición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Alex learned about common sources of ignition when the fire department visited his school.A Alex le enseñaron las fuentes comunes de ignición cuando el cuerpo de bomberos visitó su escuela.
2. (automobile)
a. el arranque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It cost me an arm and a leg to repair the ignition on my luxury car.Me costó un ojo de la cara reparar el arranque de mi carro de lujo.
b. el encendido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The ignition in my new car starts at the press of a button.El encendido de mi auto nuevo arranca con solo pulsar un botón.
c. el contacto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My mom left the keys in the ignition because my brother distracted her with his tantrum.Mi mamá dejó las llaves en el contacto porque mi hermano la distrajo con su berrinche.
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ignition
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (aut)
a. el encendido m, contacto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
ignition keyllave de contacto
ignition [ɪɡˈnɪʃən]
noun
(igniting) ignición (f); (Aut) encendido (m); arranque (m)
to switch or turn on the ignition arrancar el motor; dar al contacto; to switch or turn off the ignition apagar el motor; quitar el contacto; I left the key in the ignition (intentionally) dejé la llave de contacto puesta; (unintentionally) me dejé la llave de contacto puesta
modifier
ignition coil (n) (Aut) bobina (f) de encendido
ignition key (n) llave (f) de contacto
ignition switch (n) interruptor (m) de encendido; interruptor (m) de arranque
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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