spark-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: small burning fragments of a substance

Commentary: SPARK[+substance][+fragment][+small][+burning]

Sparks from the ship's smokestack fell on the deck, singing a few passengers.
Rubbing flint pieces together will produce tiny sparks of combustion.
Sparks from burning houses down the hill were spreading the fire farther uphill.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 5

Sense Number 2: an electric discharge

Commentary: SPARK[+event][+discharge][+electric]

A spark ignites the combustion in the engine.
Sparks flew from the wall socket when John plugged in the appliance.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: personality trait of animation, energy

Commentary: SPARK[+quality][+personality][+countenance][+animated]

His presence brought a spark to the otherwise staid office atmosphere.
They felt a spark even on their first date.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 4: small amount of some characteristic

Commentary: SPARK[+quantity][+amount][+approximate][+small][+of_characteristic]

There was a spark of anger in her voice.
THere hasn't been even a spark of interest in John's proposal.
Add a spark of color to your living room with bright throws and pillows.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4