ignition key


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ignition key

n
(Automotive Engineering) the key used in a motor vehicle to turn the switch that connects the battery to the ignition system and other electrical devices
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Noun1.ignition key - a key that operates the ignition switch of an automotive engine
key - metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
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ignition key

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Until the rework or replacement is completed, owners of the recalled cars are urged to remove additional weight from their key chains and drive with only the ignition key.
The officers in Salford, Greater Manchester, were unaware that the Fiat had stop/start technology to save on fuel, and all the driver had to do restart the engine was press the accelerator or clutch instead of using the ignition key.
I told him I had no money and told him to just leave and he jumped over me and tried to get the ignition key, at which point I saw the knife.
The Auto-txt system requires the owner's mobile phone to be present as well as the ignition key to start a car.
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The Oasis costs pounds 300 more than the mid-range Expression model but gains pounds 1,250 worth of equipment including a panoramic glass sunroof, a Thatcham Category 1 alarm and hands-free Renault Card that negates the need for an ignition key, plus electrically-heated folding door mirrors.
The interlock is intended to prevent removal of the ignition key unless the shift lever is placed in the "Park" position.
The Home Office has issued the following advice to motorists: # When you leave your car, always remove the ignition key and lock all doors.