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sparking plug

noun, British
1.
spark plug (def 1).
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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sparking plug

noun
1.
a device screwed into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine to ignite the explosive mixture by means of an electric spark which jumps across a gap between a point earthed to the body of the plug and the tip of a central insulated rod Also called spark plug
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