- n.燃烧的颗粒; 火星，火花，余火; （金属的）发光的颗粒; 电火花
- vi.发出火星，发出闪光; 热烈赞同; 正常运转
- vt.发动，触发; 激起运动，鼓舞
- 复数: sparks;
- 第三人称单数: sparks;
- 过去式: sparked;
- 过去分词: sparked;
- 现在分词: sparking;
sparks from the fire
electric sparks from a broken wire
Rachel looked at her and felt a spark of hope.
The judge's verdict provided the spark for the riots.
Interest rate cuts were the spark the market needed.
She was tired, and lacked her usual spark.
The police response sparked outrage in the community.
A shower of sparks flew up the chimney.
sparks from a faulty light switch
A spark ignites the fuel in a car engine.
a spark of hope
As a writer he seemed to lack creative spark.
the sparks of revolution
Sparks flew at the meeting (= there was a lot of argument) .
The proposal would spark a storm of protest around the country.
The riots were sparked off by the arrest of a local leader.
Winds brought down power lines, sparking a fire.
a sparking, crackling fire
(figurative)The game suddenly sparked to life.
I tried to spark up a conversation with her.
The fire gradually got bigger and bigger. Sparks flew off in all directions.
He passed an electric spark through a mixture of gases.
The wires were sparking above me...
I stared into the flames of the fire as it sparked to life.
A dropped cigarette may have sparked the fire.
His music lacked that vital spark of imagination...
Even Oliver felt a tiny spark of excitement.
What was it that sparked your interest in motoring?
The proposals are expected to spark heated debate.
They are not afraid to tackle the issues or let the sparks fly when necessary.
Leah easily could have fallen into a trap of feeling content; instead, her energy sparked a period of experimentation and renewal.
His great achievement was to combine an emotional spark with computer technology, and make the resulting product feel personal.
We found that when we taught participants to ask What if? and How can? questions that nobody present would know the answer to and that would spark exploration, they engaged in better inquiry at the next exhibit − asking more questions, performing more experiments and making better inter pretations of their results.
In a statement on its website, the company says it wants Barbies to look more like real people and to give girls everywhere infinitely more ways that spark their imagination and play out their stories.
2017年12月六级真题（第一套）听力 Section B
This is because the networked computer has sparked a secret war between downloading and uploading - between passive consumption and active creation - whose outcome will shape our collective future in ways we can only begin to imagine.
And if Sadiq Khan wins and extends it to the North and South circular roads in 2021 as he intends, it is sure to spark intense opposition from the far larger number of motorists who will then be affected.
2020年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ收起真题例句
1. a momentary flash of light
2. brightness and animation of countenance;
"he had a sparkle in his eye"
3. electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
4. a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger;
"a spark of interest"
"a spark of decency"
5. a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction
1. put in motion or move to act;
"trigger a reaction"
"actuate the circuits"
2. emit or produce sparks;
"A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
(Brit. informal)completely unconscious
I think he would knock Bowe spark out.
an encounter becomes heated or lively
strike sparks off each other (或 one another)
(of two or more people) creatively inspire each other while working on something