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  Definition of spark
  1. brightness and animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"
  2. a momentary flash of light
  3. a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction
  4. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
  5. electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
  6. a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger; "a spark of interest"; "a spark of decency"
  7. put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
  8. emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
Similar Words: sparkle, light, flicker, glint, Spark, Muriel Spark, Dame Muriel Spark, Muriel Sarah Spark, discharge, arc, electric arc, electric discharge, trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, trigger off, touch off

 

Hyponyms: brush discharge, corona discharge, corona, corposant, St. Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, electric glow, flashover

 

Derivational Morphology: sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine, flicker, flick, trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, trigger off, touch off, activation, induction, initiation, actuator, act, human action, human activity, propulsion, actuation, tripper, coruscation, discharge, arc, electric arc, electric discharge

 

Anagrams: Parks

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: iskra   Chinese: 火花  
Dutch: vonk   Finnish: kipinä  
French: étincelle   German: Funke  
Hungarian: szikra   Italian: scintilla  
Japanese: 火花   Korean: 불꽃  
Portuguese: faísca   Russian: искра  
Spanish: chispa   Swedish: gnista  
 
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