Translation of spark in Spanish:

spark

Pronunciation: /spɑːrk; spɑːk/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (from fire, flint) chispa (feminine) it was the spark which rekindled my love for her fue la chispa que volvió a encender mi amor por ella to make sparks fly armar una bronca [colloquial/familiar] sparks will fly when he finds out la que se va a armar cuando se entere [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Two stones rubbed themselves together and a spark lit and a fire was kindled on the wood piece.
    • She shaded her eyes and crouched beside him, the fire crackling and sending sparks into the morning air.
    • The Duke threw his piece of meat into the fire, causing sparks, and got up.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Electricity/Electricidad] chispa (feminine) 1.3 [Cars/Automovilismo] the spark el encendido, la chispa
  • 2 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (liveliness) chispa (feminine) she's lost some of her spark ya no tiene la chispa or la gracia de antes 2.2 countable/numerable (trace) pizca (feminine) if you had a spark of decency/intelligence about you si tuvieras una pizca de decencia/inteligencia
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    • She squeezed lightly and I turned to face her, saw the compassion and grief and the tiny spark of hope burning in those icy blue eyes.
    • That thought kindled a tiny spark of hope in Sorsha.
    • No one in this film shows a spark of charismatic quality, much less any halfhearted attempts at believable characterization.
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    • The job just didn't provide me with the spark, excitement, and the security I needed.
    • Nothing has a spark or spirit of contemporary Aphex Twin.
    • What was the initial spark that got you interested in acting?

transitive verb/verbo transitivo ( (in British English also/en inglés británico también) spark off)

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

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