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spark plug
cutaway view
A. terminal
B. ceramic insulation
C. center electrode
D. gap
E. ground electrode

spark plug

n.
1. A device inserted in the head of an internal-combustion engine cylinder that ignites the fuel mixture by means of an electric spark.
2. Informal One who gives life or energy to an endeavor.

spark plug

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sparkplug

n
(Automotive Engineering) a variant of sparking plug

spark′ plug`


n.
1. a device that ignites the fuel mixture in a cylinder of an internal-combustion engine.
2. a person who leads, inspires, or animates.
[1900–05]
spark′plug`, v.t. -plugged, -plug•ging.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spark plug - electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric sparkspark plug - electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
ignition system, ignition - the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
Translations
svíčka
tændrør
süüteküünal
sytytystulppa
svjećica
kertikveikikerti
candelacandela di accensione
スパークプラグ
점화 플러그
tändstift
หัวเทียนไฟเครื่องยนต์
buji

spark plug

nZündkerze f

spark plug

sparking plug [ˈspaːkɪŋˌplʌg] n (Aut) → candela

spark plug

شَمْعَةُ الإِشْعَال svíčka tændrør Zündkerze μπουζί bujía sytytystulppa bougie svjećica candela スパークプラグ 점화 플러그 bougie tennplugg świeca zapłonowa vela de ignição свеча зажигания tändstift หัวเทียนไฟเครื่องยนต์ buji buji 火花塞
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