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spark

noun

1 spark

A momentary flash of light.

synonyms: flicker, glint.

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Roget 382: heat, caloric; temperature, warmth, fervor, calidity; incalescence, incandescence; glow, flush; fever, hectic.    phlogiston; fire, ... show more

Roget 420: light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil; sunbeam, moonbeam; aurora.    day; sunshine; light of day, light of heaven; ... show more

Roget 844: humorist, wag, wit, reparteeist, epigrammatist, punster; bel esprit, life of the party; wit-snapper, wit-cracker, wit-worm; joker, jester, Joe Miller, ... show more



2 spark

Merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance:
— He had a sparkle in his eye.

synonyms: light, sparkle, twinkle.

Roget 423: luminary; light etc. 420; flame etc. (fire) 382.    spark, scintilla; phosphorescence, fluorescence.    sun, orb of day, ... show more

Polish: iskierka, iskra

3 spark

Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.

synonyms: arc, discharge, electric arc, electric discharge.

Polish: wyładowanie

4 spark

A small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger.

Dutch: vonk, vonkje
Polish: płomyk, iskra

5 Spark

Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918).

synonyms: Dame Muriel Spark, Muriel Sarah Spark, Muriel Spark.

6 spark

A small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction.

Dutch: vonk
Polish: iskra, skra

verb

1 spark

Put in motion or move to act.

synonyms: activate, actuate, set off, spark off, touch off, trigger, trigger off, trip.

Dutch: aandrijven, inschakelen, aanzetten, activeren

2 spark

Emit or produce sparks:
— A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark.

synonym: sparkle.


Moby thesaurus: AC arc, Beau Brummel, Poulsen arc, abettor, activate, actuate, actuator, address, animate, animator, aperiodic discharge, arc, arc column, arc discharge, atom, bake, be in heat, beau, begin, blade ... show more.

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