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spark plug

One who energizes others with one's ideas and positive personality. Primarily heard in US. Kelly was the spark plug the company needed to get their new project off the ground.
See also: plug, spark
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First gas flow velocity around the spark plug was measured using a Laser Doppler Velocimeter to understand ignition environment.
Full Research Report On Global Spark Plug Market Analysis available at: https://www.millioninsights.com/industry-reports/spark-plug-market
If the aircraft is stored in a region of high humidity, or near a sea coast, it is better to use dehydrator plugs instead of merely replacing the spark plugs as prescribed.
Wall fears the penalty "may swing things in Spark Plug's favour", but expects his seven-year-old to give a very good account of himself.
In brief, the magic formula is simple: Air mixes with fuel, the spark plugs ignite and, as if by magic, you have internal combustion.
With a high cruising speed and sharp turn of foot, Spark Plug (12-1) had plenty of good form in top handicaps at around a mile.
Spark Plug has not won since last May, but that should not be too offputting if his stealthy progress this summer is factored into the equation.
Spark Plug surged gamely towards the finishing line on the Knavesmire - he was beaten under two lengths by the winner - which tends to suggest the extra furlong in the Cambridgeshire will suit him down to the ground.
Prominent players in the global automotive spark & glow plugs market include NGK Spark Plug Co.
The team of researchers, from NGK Spark Plug Company and Nagoya University, fabricated oxides that have the potential to replace metal electrodes and investigated their physical properties above room temperature.
Surprisingly, its origins can be traced to the kilns of Flint's AC Spark Plug Company.
10 November 2014 - US technology healthcare company Spirometrix Inc said that it had completed a USD8.6m (EUR6.8m) Series B investment round led by NGK Spark Plug Co Ltd (TYO:5334).
In this equation, can be observed that the major ignition system exigency is on high loads (i.e., high combustion chamber pressures), large spark plug gaps and engines with high turbulence at the spark plug region (turbo-charged or direct injection engines, which increases the constant value).
To address this, Federal-Mogul (federalmogul.com) has developed a new high-performance spark plug ceramic, SureFire Plus, that allows the manufacture of spark plugs that can deliver voltages of 42 kV or more (compared with 36 kV) and have a smaller diameter, 10 mm, for example, rather than 14 mm.
NGK Spark Plug forms auto parts-selling unit in Russia