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- spark spectrum,
- spark transmitter,
- sparking voltage,
Origin of sparking plug
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for sparking plug
I made sure that the oil was circulating, and cleaned the sparking-plug, but the trouble was not remedied.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
a device screwed into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine to ignite the explosive mixture by means of an electric spark which jumps across a gap between a point earthed to the body of the plug and the tip of a central insulated rodAlso called: spark plug
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