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  Words related to Spark

Related / Similar Words: sparkle, spark, light, flicker, glint, 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

 

Definition:
  • brightness and animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye";
  • a momentary flash of light;
  • a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction;
  • Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918);
  • electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field;
  • a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger; "a spark of interest"; "a spark of decency";
  • put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits";
  • emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark";

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    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, spark, 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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