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Overview of noun spark

The noun spark has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) flicker, spark, glint

(a momentary flash of light)

2. (4) sparkle, twinkle, spark, light

(merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes")

3. (2) discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge

(electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field)

4. spark

(a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger; "a spark of interest"; "a spark of decency")

5. Spark, Muriel Spark, Dame Muriel Spark, Muriel Sarah Spark

(Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918))

6. spark

(a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction)


Overview of verb spark

The verb spark has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) 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")

2. (1) spark, sparkle

(emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark")

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