noun (plural sparks)
- A small particle of glowing matter, either molten or on fire.
- A short or small burst of electrical discharge.
- (figuratively) A small amount of something, such as an idea, that has the potential to become something greater, just as a spark can start a fire.
- (in plural sparks but treated as a singular) A ship's radio operator.
- Dutch: vonk
- French: étincelle
- German: Funke
- Italian: scintilla
- Spanish: chispa
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