Definition of Ignition switch

1. Noun. Switch that operates a solenoid that closes a circuit to operate the starter.

Group relationships: Ignition, Ignition System
Terms within: Ignition Lock, Lock
Generic synonyms: Electric Switch, Electrical Switch, Switch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ignition Switch

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ignitability
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ignitibility
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ignition
ignition coil
ignition key
ignition lock
ignition switch (current term)
ignition system
ignition temperature
ignition temperatures
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ignitron
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ignivomous
ignobilities
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ignobleness
ignoblenesses

Literary usage of Ignition switch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"The lighting and ignition switch is combined with the Connecticut automatic thermostat ignition switch, a front and rear view is shown above. ..."

2. The Gasoline Automobile by Peter Martin Heldt (1918)
"236—HAND BATTERY SWITCH (ENTZ) erator switch and the ignition switch are open, so that no current can now flow from the generator to the battery, ..."

3. Automobile Ignition, Starting, and Lighting: A Comprehensive Analysis of the by Charles Brian Hayward (1918)
"The ignition switch is a simple, single-pole type connecting Fig. ... Front and Back Views of Westinghouse ignition switch metal strip that connects two of ..."

4. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1921)
"Failure of the ignition, with the remainder of the system operating, may be traced to loose connections at the ignition switch, coil, or distributor; ..."

5. Automotive Ignition Systems by Earl Lester Consoliver, Grover Ira Mitchell (1920)
"Wiring diagram of Connecticut battery ignition switch using type K switch. terminal B and leaving at terminal C as indicated. The switch button is held in ..."

6. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1921)
"Lighting and ignition switch= es. The Ford sometimes uses a combination lighting and ignition switch, thus enabling the driver to turn the lights on or off ..."

7. Automobile Starting, Lighting and Ignition: Elementary Principles, Practical by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1916)
"It should be borne in mind that inasmuch as the frame of the car forms one-half of the electrical circuit between the lamps, the ignition switch and the ..."

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