ignition setting

ignition setting

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • basic ignition setting — The ignition setting on a non running engine according to the specifications. After the engine is running, the timing can be set more accurately …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ignition timing — It is important that the spark coming from the spark plugs ignites the air fuel mixture at the correct moment determined by the manufacturer of the engine. Often this is a few degrees before top dead center (BTDC). Suppose the specs indicate that …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • setting — [1] adjustment. [2] hardening. See basic ignition setting beam setting headlight beam setting …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Ignition timing — in an internal combustion engine is the process of setting the time that a spark will occur in the combustion chamber (during the power stroke) relative to piston position and crankshaft angular velocity. Setting the correct ignition timing is… …   Wikipedia

  • Ignition — Ig*ni tion, n. [Cf. F. ignition.] 1. The act of igniting, kindling, or setting on fire. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being ignited or kindled. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ignition — [ig nish′ən] n. [ModL (Paracelsus) ignitio < L ignitus: see IGNITE] 1. a setting on fire or catching on fire 2. the means by which a thing is ignited 3. in an internal combustion engine, a) the igniting of the explosive mixture in the cylinder …   English World dictionary

  • Ignition (video game) — Infobox VG| title = Ignition developer = Unique Development Studios publisher = Virgin Interactive designer = engine = released = 1997 genre = Racing game modes = Single player, multiplayer ratings = platforms = DOS/Windows PC media = CD… …   Wikipedia

  • ignition — /ig nish euhn/, n. 1. the act or fact of igniting; state of being ignited. 2. a means or device for igniting. 3. (in an internal combustion engine) the process that ignites the fuel in the cylinder. [1605 15; ML ignition (s. of ignitio) a setting …   Universalium

  • ignition — Catching on fire; setting on fire; the means by which a fire is set. The device in an internal combustion engine which ignites the explosive mixture in the cylinder. The instrument on the instrument panel of a motor vehicle whereby the device for …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • National Ignition Facility — NIF s basic layout. The laser pulse is generated in the room just right of center, and is sent into the beamlines (blue) on either side. After several passes through the beamlines the light is sent into the switchyard (red) where it is aimed into …   Wikipedia

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