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
Words nearby spark coil
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Example sentences from the Web for spark coil
He succeeded in digging up a spark-coil—and that is all I ever saw of the engine.
Considering the size of that reward, he had undoubtedly become greatly attached to his spark-coil!
British Dictionary definitions for spark coil
an induction coil used to produce spark discharges
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Scientific definitions for 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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