A small fiery particle thrown off from a fire, alight in ashes, or produced by striking together two hard surfaces such as stone or metal
A lively young fellow
(1918–2006), Scottish novelist. Notable works: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961), The Mandelbaum Gate (1965), and Symposium (1990)
a spark of light
A space between electrical terminals across which a transient discharge passes
A device for firing the explosive mixture in an internal combustion engine
A clever or witty person
An apparatus designed to show ionizing particles
A luminous discharge caused by the passage of electricity through a gas or vapour; = spark.
A spark in a radio transmitter that is extinguished mechanically soon after it begins.