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relight

To restart combustion in a gas turbine engine after it has flamed out in the air. For relighting, the complete starting system does not come into operation. The engine must be wind-milling at the minimum RPM for that height; a minimum speed is specified in the pilot's manual for this purpose. The pilot needs to ensure that the fuel supply is on and the ignition is on until the idling RPM for that height is reached.
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Relieved of the feeling of distrust which had thus far troubled him, Alban sat down by her again--opened his match-box to relight his pipe--and changed his mind.
Matches were struck, the candles relighted, and the newcomers clearly perceived.
`That,' said a very young man, making spasmodic efforts to relight his cigar over the lamp; `that .
Lovell paused for a moment or two to relight his pipe.
STEEL: Wills Waterfield relights the hopes of a generation at SSI.
During the 40 hours, a total of 90 relights were completed, with altitude relight and pull-away capability of up to 36,000ft and windmill relight and cold starts at -55[degrees]C successfully demonstrated.
Benefits of the system include quick action, instant repair, no down time, fast and easy application, no relights and tested for long-term repair.
The FI 2000 lights and relights automatically, maximizing operator safety and convenience.