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spark coil

noun, Electricity
a coil of many turns of insulated wire on an iron core, used for producing sparks.
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The filament leads of the tube that drives the spark coil were shorted.
British Dictionary definitions for spark coil

spark coil

an induction coil used to produce spark discharges
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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spark coil in Science
spark coil  
An induction coil used to induce sparks in the spark plugs of an internal combustion engine. See more at induction coil.
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