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  • electronic ignition — an automotive ignition in which electrical pulses are generated electronically, usually by transistors controlled by sensing devices, without the use of mechanically actuated breaker points. Also called breakerless ignition. * * * …   Universalium

  • electronic ignition — an automotive ignition in which electrical pulses are generated electronically, usually by transistors controlled by sensing devices, without the use of mechanically actuated breaker points. Also called breakerless ignition …   Useful english dictionary

  • electronic ignition system — An ignition system using electronic switching devices to assist or eliminate the mechanical breaker points. There are three basic electronic ignitions: contact controlled (the breaker points are retained but merely serve to trigger a transistor… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • controlled electronic ignition — See contact controlled electronic ignition magnetically controlled electronic ignition capacitor controlled electronic ignition …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • capacitor controlled electronic ignition — See electronic ignition system capacitive discharge …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • contact controlled electronic ignition — See electronic ignition system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • magnetically controlled electronic ignition — See electronic ignition system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • contactless electronic ignition — See breakerless transistorized ignition …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • fully electronic ignition — (FEI) A distributorless, mapped ignition system with cylinder selective knock control, dwell angle control, and digital idling speed stabilization …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • all electronic ignition — See breakerless …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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