spark generator

noun
: a generator of electric oscillations that utilizes the discharge of a condenser through a spark gap as the source of its alternating-current power

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an alternating-current power source with a condenser discharging across a spark gap.

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spark generator,
an alternating-current generator that uses the electric discharge of a condenser across a spark gap as the power source.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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