sparkover

noun
plural -s

Definition of sparkover

: a disruptive electric discharge especially : an undesired sparking (as in charging a Leyden jar) between two conductors high-voltage generator operating in a pressure chamber to prevent electrical sparkoverScience sparkover potential

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History and Etymology for sparkover

from spark over, verb

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“Sparkover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sparkover. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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