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spark

1. noun from fire2. noun ELECTRIC3. noun emotional charge 4. noun energy, intelligence etc5. noun catalyst6. verb ELECTRIC give off flashes7. verb ignite, trigger
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1 noun from firedrithle fem4spréach  c m usplanc fem2it was caused by sparks from the fire drithlí as an tine ba chúis leis a shower of sparks cith spréach 2 noun ELECTRICspréach  c m uhe saw sparks coming from the fridge chonaic sé spréacha ag teacht ón gcuisneoir
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3 noun emotional charge splanc fem2there's a spark between them tá splanc eatarthushe had hardly a spark of life in her ar éigean a bhí an dé intihe felt a spark of guilt mhothaigh sé ábhairín ciontacha spark of hope léas dóchaisa spark of inspiration splanc inspioráide 4 noun energy, intelligence etcanam masc3  c m ucroí masc4  c m usplanc fem2the team lacked any real spark ní raibh aon anam san fhoireann she has lost her spark níl an splanc chéanna inti a thuilleadh 5 noun catalystthat was the spark for the riots ba é sin a thionscain na círéibeacha, ba é sin ba chúis leis na círéibeacha 6 verb ELECTRIC give off flashes
INTRANSITIVEspréach verb  c m uthe wires are sparking tá na sreanga ag spréachadh, tá spréacha ag teacht as na sreanga
TRANSITIVElas verb  c m uadhain verb  c m uit sparked a fire d'adhain sé tine
7 verb ignite, trigger TRANSITIVEtús a chur lespreag verb  c m uit sparked a debate chuir sé tús le díospóireacht, spreag sé díospóireachtthe article sparked anger chuir an t-alt fearg ar dhaoinethe campaign sparked interest in the issue spreag an feachtas spéis sa cheist
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sparks fly

(also

sparks can fly

) éiríonn cúrsaí teasaíbíonn sé ina raicsparks will fly at the next meeting beidh sé ina raic ag an gcéad chruinniú eile

to make sparks fly

raic a thógáil