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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An induction coil used to produce a spark, as in an internal-combustion engine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • An induction coil used for producing sparks, esp. in an internal-combustion engine, wireless telegraph apparatus, etc.
  • A self-induction coil used to increase the spark in an electric gas-lighting apparatus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an induction coil used to create sparks

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