What does spark mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flicker, spark, glint(noun)

    a momentary flash of light

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

    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. discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge(noun)

    electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

  4. spark(noun)

    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(noun)

    Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)

  6. spark(verb)

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

  7. trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off(verb)

    put in motion or move to act

    "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"

  8. spark, sparkle(verb)

    emit or produce sparks

    "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spark(noun)

    a small particle of fire or ignited substance which is emitted by a body in combustion

    Etymology: [OE. sparke, AS. spearca; akin to D. spark, sperk; cf. Icel. spraka to crackle, Lith. spragti, Gr. a bursting with a noise, Skr. sphrj to crackle, to thunder. Cf. Speak.]

  2. Spark(noun)

    a small, shining body, or transient light; a sparkle

    Etymology: [OE. sparke, AS. spearca; akin to D. spark, sperk; cf. Icel. spraka to crackle, Lith. spragti, Gr. a bursting with a noise, Skr. sphrj to crackle, to thunder. Cf. Speak.]

  3. Spark(noun)

    that which, like a spark, may be kindled into a flame, or into action; a feeble germ; an elementary principle

    Etymology: [OE. sparke, AS. spearca; akin to D. spark, sperk; cf. Icel. spraka to crackle, Lith. spragti, Gr. a bursting with a noise, Skr. sphrj to crackle, to thunder. Cf. Speak.]

  4. Spark(noun)

    a brisk, showy, gay man

    Etymology: [OE. sparke, AS. spearca; akin to D. spark, sperk; cf. Icel. spraka to crackle, Lith. spragti, Gr. a bursting with a noise, Skr. sphrj to crackle, to thunder. Cf. Speak.]

  5. Spark(noun)

    a lover; a gallant; a beau

    Etymology: [OE. sparke, AS. spearca; akin to D. spark, sperk; cf. Icel. spraka to crackle, Lith. spragti, Gr. a bursting with a noise, Skr. sphrj to crackle, to thunder. Cf. Speak.]

  6. Spark(verb)

    to sparkle

    Etymology: [OE. sparke, AS. spearca; akin to D. spark, sperk; cf. Icel. spraka to crackle, Lith. spragti, Gr. a bursting with a noise, Skr. sphrj to crackle, to thunder. Cf. Speak.]

  7. Spark(verb)

    to play the spark, beau, or lover

    Etymology: [OE. sparke, AS. spearca; akin to D. spark, sperk; cf. Icel. spraka to crackle, Lith. spragti, Gr. a bursting with a noise, Skr. sphrj to crackle, to thunder. Cf. Speak.]

Freebase

  1. Spark

    Within the narrative of the fictional Transformers universe, a spark, also called an AllSpark, is usually the "soul" of a Transformer. In the Beast Machines television series, it was also a term used for the Transformers' afterlife. In the Transformers 2007 live action film, it is a cube-shaped artifact adorned with glyphs and designs which is capable of granting independent life to normal electronic and mechanical objects and is the source of life for all Transformers. In the Transformers Animated series, it shares a similar history and capabilities with its 2007 film counterpart, but resembles the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. Usually, the Allspark is the main source of Energon, the "life-blood" of the Transformers race and "blood" of Primus. Energon is usually stored in devices caled Energon cubes. These devices are used by characters in the series, usually by the Decepticons, the main antagonists of the series. In the "Shattered Glass" universe, where the Decepticons are good and the Autobots are evil, the Transformers possess "embers" instead of sparks.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spark

    spärk, n. a small ignited particle shot off from a burning body: any small shining body or light: a small portion of anything active or vivid: a gay sprightly person, a lover, a beau.—v.i. to emit sparks: to play the gallant.—adj. Spark′ish, gay, jaunty, showy. [A.S. spearca, a spark; Dut. spark.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spark in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of spark in a Sentence

  1. Jack London:

    I would rather be ashes than dust I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

  2. Farbod Mimeh:

    From Farbod Mimeh at LCG this morning: “With markets having already priced in a rate increase, a surprise decision from the Fed could spark major volatility and panic for equities.” http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-dangers-of-getting-cocky-ahead-of-interest-rate-decisions-2015-12-16

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Let us pray that the names of the persecuted always live on our lips and their courage carried through our actions. And let us pray that we honor the spark and divinity in them and in all people including ourselves and that we treat everyone with dignity and respect.

  4. Northern Irishman McIlroy:

    The eagle on 13 was the spark that I needed to get Northern Irishman McIlroy up the leaderboard, i feel if I play the same way and execute a little bit better there is definitely a lower score out there for me.

  5. Cumali Tastan:

    Throngs of young people driving around the neighborhood in cars draped with Turkish flags at night fired occasional shots in the air. Amid concern that attacks and vandalism could spark clashes as Kurdish residents complained of delayed police responses, authorities deployed riot squads in Altindag. We just watched this havoc for two days, but if they come again, we will defend ourselves.

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