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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flicker, spark, glintnoun

    a momentary flash of light

  2. sparkle, twinkle, spark, lightnoun

    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 dischargenoun

    electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

  4. sparknoun

    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 Sparknoun

    Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)

  6. sparkverb

    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 offverb

    put in motion or move to act

    "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"

  8. spark, sparkleverb

    emit or produce sparks

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sparknoun

    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. Sparknoun

    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. Sparknoun

    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. Sparknoun

    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. Sparknoun

    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. Sparkverb

    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. Sparkverb

    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. Book of Consolation:

    The pain and suffering of this world are only the images of gloom, and they are only real in the moment when the spark identifies itself with the shell of darkness. - Book of Consolation, 8.15

  2. Oakland Raiders:

    He did a great job and gave us a spark taking the ball 90 yards, We finally came out and put the game together and finished the way we’re supposed to.

  3. R. I. Fitzhenry:

    Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.

  4. Jenny McCarthy:

    I've found that it touched things in my own life from my history and bringing it in to today that's been real special, i just hope that I've been able to be a spark of inspiration for anybody right now that might be struggling in the darkness. ' The Masked Singer' ALUMS OFFER ADVICE TO UPCOMING PERFORMERS :' Jenny McCarthy'LL ACTUALLY SHOCK YOURSELF' Scherzinger also ended the season with a win. The Masked Singer took home the Golden Ear trophy for the most correct guesses by a judge during the sixth season. The Queen of Hearts in the two-hour holiday themed Season 6 finale of.

  5. Confront Art:

    They took ownership of the statue, not only because of the subject matter, but because for the first time someone brought a large scale public artwork to their community, which sometimes is passed over for more' deserving' locations, this is our goal. Confront Art is inspiring. Confront Art is a catalyst for conversation, and bringing these pieces into communities where they spark conversation and inspiration... well, then our mission with these statues will be a success.

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