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noun Electricity.

a coil of many turns of insulated wire on an iron core, used for producing sparks.

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Origin of spark coil

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for spark coil

spark coil

noun

an induction coil used to produce spark discharges
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Scientific definitions for spark coil

spark coil

An induction coil used to induce sparks in the spark plugs of an internal combustion engine. See more at induction coil.
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