Jump spark

Jump spark
Jump spark Jump spark A spark produced by the jumping of electricity across a permanent gap. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jump spark — noun : a spark produced by the jumping of electricity across a gap * * * Elect. spark1 (def. 2). [1905 10] * * * jump spark, a spark formed when electricity jumps across a permanent gap in a circuit …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Spark gap — (Elec.) The space filled with air or other dielectric between high potential terminals (as of an electrostatic machine, induction coil, or condenser), through which the discharge passes; the air gap of a jump spark. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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