dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


1 definition found
 for spark
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  spark
      n 1: a momentary flash of light [syn: flicker, spark,
           glint]
      2: 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" [syn: sparkle, twinkle,
         spark, light]
      3: electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric
         field [syn: discharge, spark, arc, electric arc,
         electric discharge]
      4: a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might
         become stronger; "a spark of interest"; "a spark of decency"
      5: Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918) [syn:
         Spark, Muriel Spark, Dame Muriel Spark, Muriel Sarah
         Spark]
      6: a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning
         material or by friction
      v 1: put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction";
           "actuate the circuits" [syn: trip, actuate, trigger,
           activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off,
           touch off]
      2: emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by
         a storm, can continue to spark" [syn: spark, sparkle]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229