Definition of Preignitions

1. Noun. (plural of preignition) ¹



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Definition of Preignitions

1. preignition [n] - See also: preignition

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preignitions

prehurricane
prehybridisation
prehybridization
prehydrate
prehydrated
prehydrates
prehydrating
prehypertension
prehypertensive
prehypertensives
preif
preife
preifes
preifs
preignition
preignitions (current term)
preimage
preimages
preimmune
preimmunization
preimpact
preimplantation
preimpose
preimposed
preimposes
preimposing
preimpressionist
preinaugural
preinauguration
preincident

Literary usage of Preignitions

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1. Oil Engines: Details and Operation by Lacey Harvey Morrison (1919)
"Strange as it may seem, a cold hot bulb or other ignition device will occasion preignitions as will also a bulb when too hot. If the bulb is cold, ..."

2. The Airplane Engine by Lionel Simeon Marks (1922)
"Another prolific cause of valve burning is persistent preignitions in the cylinders; it is found that valves which stand up satisfactorily under normal ..."

3. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"32 It is evident, therefore, that as preignitions occur they are due not only to the compression, but also to other sources of heat. ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1916)
"Data supplied by owners and operators regarding preignitions and their causes follow ... Are preignitions frequent and troublesome.—To what do you attribute ..."

5. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1910)
"The disturbance caused by preignitions and back-fires is only momentary, and even when the engines are operating in parallel very little effect can be ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1910)
"... loose nut or other obstruction in the crank-case or from preignitions in the cylinders. Fortunately, serious trouble of this sort does not often occur. ..."

7. Gasoline and Other Motor Fuels by Carleton Ellis, Joseph V. Meigs (1921)
"Throughout the test the engine ran easily, giving no indication of overload; there were no back fires nor preignitions. The indications were that the gas ..."

8. Gasoline and Other Motor Fuels by Carleton Ellis, Joseph V. Meigs (1921)
"Throughout the test the engine ran easily, giving no indication of overload; there were no back fires nor preignitions. The indications were that the gas ..."

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