What does spark mean?

Definitions for spark
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word spark.

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. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    No, let us not make God in our image, poor inhabitants that we are of a distant planet lost in infinite space. However brilliant and sublime our intelligence may be, it is scarcely more than a small spark which shines and in an instant is extinguished, and it alone can give us no idea of that blaze, that conflagration, that ocean of light!

  2. Sandile Sean Mntla:

    Whether your the brightest or the dullest In the Midst of any darkness Any spark can make a great diffrence to the situation

  3. George Washington:

    Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.

  4. Richard Bustamante:

    Under current conditions, one abandoned campfire or spark could cause a catastrophic wildfire, and we are not willing to take that chance with the natural and cultural resources under our protection and care, or with human life and property.

  5. Sarah Williams:

    That is a big part of how organizations build new ideas, communities and relationships. i am missing the corridor conversations, the quick coffees in the coffee shop that spark ideas... you simply can't recreate those chance encounters when you are working from home.

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