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  • n. Plural form of sparkplug.

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Examples

  • That's right, this V12 engine really runs, on 2 AA batteries to be exact, and it includes rods, pistons, LED "sparkplugs," a cooling fan and a crankshaft.

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  • First, the car metaphor is interesting because buying a PC is often compared to buying a car that only comes with one door, one tire, and half its sparkplugs.

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  • Why not say, ‘You are comparing apples and sparkplugs’?

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  • Apples are naturally occurrent and edible while sparkplugs are inedible artifacts.

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  • Meanwhile, The Sunday Telegraph reports that laser ignition will soon be replacing sparkplugs in road cars.

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  • I want to crawl in and nestle among the sparkplugs.

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  • As the Spirit of St. Louis was still winging its way to Paris large newspaper ads informed Americans that the plane featured Goodrich Silvertown tires and AC sparkplugs, that its tanks were filled with Socony-Vacuum's gasoline and lubricated by Gargoyle Mobil oil B.

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  • If worn-out sparkplugs were the problem, mechanics would replace only the plugs in the lowest four cylinders, the easiest ones to get at without taking off the engine cowl, and that would usually do the trick.

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  • My contention is that equipping cars with a cold air kit, high performance sparkplugs and larger exhaust systems could do the same thing.

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