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sparking plug

Pronunciation: /ˈspɑrkɪŋ ˌpləɡ/

noun

  • (British) 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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