One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A switch by means of which the engine of a motor vehicle may be started or stopped.‘I turned the key in the ignition switch and pressed the accelerator’
- ‘Just turn off the ignition switch to kill the engine!’
- ‘Put your foot on the brake, twist an ignition switch and you are away.’
- ‘As a result, GM has developed a new ignition switch that is larger and easier to turn.’
- ‘Turn individual ignition switches to BOTH after the engine has turned at least three blades.’
- ‘Trying my best to ignore the ergonomic challenge, I flicked the ignition switch, depressed the light clutch and hit the starter button.’
- ‘High current flows through the ignition switch and this condition sometimes produces enough heat to melt internal switch parts.’
- ‘A diagnostic trouble code for a transmission can really mean a faulty ignition switch.’
- ‘The car is expected to travel 245 miles on a full tank and is ready to drive 10 seconds after turning the ignition switch.’
- ‘"I flip the ignition switch, and it had better start right up," he said.’
- ‘They will test the ignition switch and, if necessary, replace it.’
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