"sparks" in the noun sense
1. flicker, spark, glint
a momentary flash of light
2. sparkle, twinkle, spark, light
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 discharge
electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
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 Spark
Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction
"sparks" in the verb sense
1. trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off
put in motion or move to act
"trigger a reaction"
"actuate the circuits"
2. spark, sparkle
emit or produce sparks
"A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
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