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spark

US [spɑrk]
UK [spɑː(r)k]
  • n.火花;电火花;火星;活力
  • v.引发;触发;冒火花;飞火星
  • Web斯巴达克;斯帕克;斯巴克
Plural Form:sparks  Present Participle:sparking  Past Tense:sparked  
spark
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n.
1.
[c]
火花;火星a very small burning piece of material that is produced by sth that is burning or by hitting two hard substances together
A shower of sparks flew up the chimney.
烟囱里飞出无数火星。
2.
[c]
电火花a small flash of light produced by an electric current
sparks from a faulty light switch
漏电的电灯开关发出的火花
A spark ignites the fuel in a car engine.
汽车发动机中的燃料由火花点燃。
3.
[c][ususing]
~ of sth
(指品质或感情)一星,丝毫,一丁点a small amount of a particular quality or feeling
a spark of hope
一线希望
4.
[u][sing]
生气;活力;才华;热情a special quality of energy, intelligence or enthusiasm that makes sb very clever, amusing, etc.
As a writer he seemed to lack creative spark.
作为作家,他似乎缺少创作激情。
5.
[c]
诱因;导火线an action or event that causes sth important to develop, especially trouble or violence
the sparks of revolution
革命的导火线
6.
[c][usupl]
愤怒的情感;激烈的情绪feelings of anger or excitement between people
Sparks flew at the meeting(= there was a lot of argument) .
会上争论激烈,火星四溅。
v.
1.
[t]
引发;触发to cause sth to start or develop, especially suddenly
The proposal would spark a storm of protest around the country.
这一提案将引发全国性的抗议浪潮。
Winds brought down power lines, sparking a fire.
大风刮断电线,引起了火灾。
The riots were sparked off by the arrest of a local leader.
骚乱是因逮捕一名当地领导人而触发的。
2.
[i]
冒火花;飞火星;产生电火花to produce small flashes of fire or electricity
a sparking, crackling fire
噼啪直响、火星飞迸的火
The game suddenly sparked to life.
比赛突然变得激烈起来。

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