spark gap

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

spark gap

noun

Definition of SPARK GAP

:  a space between two high-potential terminals (as of an induction coil or spark plug) through which pass discharges of electricity; also :  a device having a spark gap

First Known Use of SPARK GAP

1889

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: spark generator
Previous Word in the Dictionary: spark frequency
All Words Near: spark gap

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up spark gap? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More