spark coil

spark coil
noun
an induction coil used to create sparks
Hypernyms: ↑induction coil
Part Holonyms: ↑ignition, ↑ignition system

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noun
: an induction coil for producing the spark for an internal-combustion engine

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Elect.
a coil of many turns of insulated wire on an iron core, used for producing sparks.
[1895-1900]

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spark coil noun
1. An induction coil
2. A connection of high resistance used to prevent sparking in electrical apparatus
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Main Entry:spark

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spark coil,
an induction coil for producing electric sparks, used especially in an internal-combustion engine and wireless telegraphy equipment.

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