Definition of sparking plug in English:

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sparking plug

Pronunciation: /ˈspärkiNG ˌpləɡ/

noun

British
Another term for spark plug.
Example sentences
  • Specialist firms supplied many components for vehicle-building, including batteries, castings and sparking plugs, upholstery, tyres for wheels, and glass for windscreens and windows.
  • A son may manage to down a beer or scrape sparking plugs with his father, but the chance of having a normal, casual chat with his mother may be slim indeed.
  • The factory made sparking plugs for aircraft engines and was a subsidiary of Lodge Plugs in Rugby.

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Syllabification: spark·ing plug

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