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English definition of “spark”

spark

noun [C]    /spɑrk/
a very small bit of something burning that flies out from a fire , or a flash of light seen when an electric current crosses an open space : Flame , smoke , and sparks climbed into the dark sky . Sparks from the old wiring started the fire . fig.No one can light the spark that will make you a writer (= the thing that causes you to write). A spark of something is a small amount of it: When students show a spark of interest , I try to give them extra encouragement .
(Definition of spark noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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