spark air gap

spark air gap
The gap between the electrodes of a spark plug. Also see surface gap

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • air gap — /ˈɛə gæp/ (say air gap) noun 1. an air insulated gap in a magnetic circuit. 2. a gap in air between two conducting electrodes, especially a spark gap …  

  • air gap — noun 1. : an air filled gap in a magnetic or electric circuit (as the space between the field magnet poles and the armature in a dynamo or motor) 2. : wind gap 3. : the vertical distance between the point where water enters a plumbing fixture (as …   Useful english dictionary

  • spark plug gap — The space between the center and side electrodes of a spark plug across which the spark must jump to ignite the air fuel mixture in the combustion chamber …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • air gap — Elect. the space between two objects magnetically related, as between the rotor and the stator in a dynamo, or between two objects electrically related, as between the electrode and the tip of a spark plug. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • gap — [1] The distance between the center terminal (electrode) and the outer terminal (electrode) through which the spark must travel in a spark plug. Also see spark plug gap air gap. [2] The distance between the points in contact breaker points. See… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Spark gap — (Elec.) The space filled with air or other dielectric between high potential terminals (as of an electrostatic machine, induction coil, or condenser), through which the discharge passes; the air gap of a jump spark. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spark plug — A spark plug (also, very rarely nowadays, in British English: a sparking plug) is an electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of some internal combustion engines and ignites compressed aerosol gasoline by means of an electric spark.… …   Wikipedia

  • Spark gap — A spark gap consists of an arrangement of two conducting electrodes separated by a gap usually filled with a gas such as air. When a suitable voltage is supplied, a spark forms, ionizing the gas and drastically reducing its electrical resistance …   Wikipedia

  • spark plug — 1. a device designed to fit in each cylinder of a gasoline powered internal combustion engine and to produce the electric spark for igniting the mixture of gasoline and air. 2. Informal. a person who leads, inspires, or animates a group. [1900… …   Universalium

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