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spark plug
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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.
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spark plug

or

sparkplug

n
(Automotive Engineering) a variant of sparking plug
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
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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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

spark plug

sparking plug [ˈspaːkɪŋˌplʌg] n (Aut) → candela
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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