economical (often followed by in or of).
lenient or merciful.
sometimes foll by with or of. economical or frugal (with)
merciful or lenient
noun 1. an ignited or fiery particle such as is thrown off by burning wood or produced by one hard body striking against another. 2. Also called sparkover. Electricity. the light produced by a sudden discontinuous discharge of electricity through air or another dielectric. the discharge itself. any electric arc of relatively small energy content. […]
- Spark annotation language
language (SAL) ICL, Ltd. Used in the verification of SPARK programs against Z specifications. (1994-12-08)
noun 1. a device, consisting of wire netting or other material, used to stop or deflect sparks thrown from an open fireplace, a smokestack, or the like. 2. Electricity. a device to reduce sparking at contacts where a circuit is opened and closed. spark arrester (spärk) A device designed to keep sparks from escaping, as […]
noun, Physics. 1. a device for detecting elementary particles, consisting of a series of charged plates separated by a gas so that the passage of a charged particle causes sparking between adjacent plates. spark chamber noun 1. (physics) a device for detecting ionizing radiation, consisting of two oppositely charged metal plates in a chamber containing […]