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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