spark plug Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “spark plug” in the English Dictionary

"spark plug" in British English

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spark plugnoun [C]

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spark plug noun [C] (ENGINE)

a ​device in an ​engine that ​produces an ​electrical spark that ​lights the ​fuel and makes the ​enginestart

spark plug noun [C] (PERSON)

US a ​person who gives ​energy to an ​activityinvolvingothers: She's the ​sparkplug of the ​team.
(Definition of spark plug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spark plugnoun [C]

 /ˈspɑrk ˌplʌɡ/
a ​device in an ​engine that ​produces the ​electricityneeded to ​start the ​fuel on ​fire
(Definition of spark plug from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spark plug”
in Chinese (Simplified) 引擎, 火花塞…
in Turkish buji…
in Russian свеча зажигания…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引擎, 火星塞…
in Polish świeca zapłonowa…
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