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spark

 
Noun spark has 6 senses
  1. flicker, spark, glint - a momentary flash of light
    --1 is a kind of flash
    Derived form: verb spark2
  2. sparkle, spark, light - brightness and animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"
    --2 is a kind of vitality, verve; expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face
  3. discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
    --3 is a kind of electrical conduction
    --3 has particulars:
     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
    Derived form: verb spark2
  4. spark - a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger; "a spark of interest"; "a spark of decency"
    --4 is a kind of
    trace, hint, suggestion
    Derived form: verb spark1
  5. Spark, Muriel Spark, Dame Muriel Spark, Muriel Sarah Spark - Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
    --5 is a kind of writer, author
  6. spark - a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction
    --6 is a kind of
    fragment
    Derived form: verb spark2
Verb spark has 2 senses
  1. trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off - put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
    --1 is one way to initiate, pioneer
    Derived form: noun spark4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. spark, sparkle - emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
    --2 is one way to emit, give out, give off
    Derived forms: noun spark6, noun spark3, noun spark1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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