Lightning

Lightning is a powerful sudden flow of electricity (an electrostatic discharge) accompanied by thunder that occurs during an electric storm. The discharge will travel between the electrically charged regions within a thundercloud, or between a cloud and a cloud, or between a cloud and the surface of a planet. The charged regions within the atmosph...
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Lightning

• (n.) A discharge of atmospheric electricity, accompanied by a vivid flash of light, commonly from one cloud to another, sometimes from a cloud to the earth. The sound produced by the electricity in passing rapidly through the atmosphere constitutes thunder. • (n.) The act of making bright, or the state of being made bright; enlightenmen...
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(from the article `clipper ship`) ...1851, made the voyage from New York City to San Francisco in a record 89 days, and the James Baines set the transatlantic sailing record of 12 ... ...Subsequently the Witch of the Wave (an American clipper) sailed from Canton to Deal in England in 1852 in just 90 days. Similar feats of sailing ... ...
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(from the article `Thornycroft, Sir John Isaac`) Soon after he established his launch-building and engineering works at Chiswick, London, in 1866, Thornycroft received the order for the first ...
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lightning

1. A discharge of atmospheric electricity, accompanied by a vivid flash of light, commonly from one cloud to another, sometimes from a cloud to the earth. The sound produced by the electricity in passing rapidly through the atmosphere constitutes thunder. ... 2. The act of making bright, or the state of being made bright; enlightenment; brightening...
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lightning

noun the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more
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lightning

Click images to enlargeHigh-voltage electrical discharge between two rainclouds or between a cloud and the Earth, caused by the build-up of electrical charges. Air in the path of lightning ionizes (becomes a conductor), and expands; the accompanying noise is heard as thunder. Currents of 20,000 amperes and tem...
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[Atlanta] Lightning was a neighborhood just west of Downtown Atlanta, Georgia, north of the former extension of Magnolia Street, south of Simpson St. (now Joseph E. Boone Blvd.) and east of Northside Drive. It was razed to make way mostly for the expansion of the Georgia World Congress Center as well as the north end of the Georgia Dome . A...
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[clipper] Lightning was a clipper ship, one of the last really large clippers to be built in the USA. She was built by Donald McKay for James Baines of the Black Ball Line, Liverpool, for the Australia trade. It has been said that the Lightning was the most extreme example of a type of ship classified as an extreme clipper. Her builder was ...
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[connector] Lightning is a proprietary computer bus and power connector created by Apple Inc. to replace its previous proprietary 30-pin dock connector, used to connect Apple mobile devices like iPhones, iPads and iPods to host computers, external monitors, cameras, USB battery chargers and other peripherals. Using eight pins instead of thi...
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Lightning

[dinghy] The Lightning is a sloop rigged sailing dinghy originally designed by Olin Stephens of Sparkman & Stephens in 1938 and was first sailed on Skaneateles Lake, Skaneateles, NY, USA. More than 15,000 Lightnings have been built since then. There are over 500 fleets of Lightnings worldwide, many of which participate in dinghy racing. Awa...
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[dog] Lightning was a German shepherd from a line of canine silent film stars. A grandson of Strongheart, Lightning was billed as `The Wonder Dog` and `The Marvel Dog`. He began life as a runt but grew to be larger than average for the breed, and he was very intelligent. Lightning appeared in numerous movies, including: ...
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[Entertainment City] Lightning is a steel inverted roller coaster located at Kuwait Entertainment City in Kuwait City. The ride opened in 2004 and was built by Swiss manufacturers Bolliger & Mabillard. Lightning`s layout is identical to that of the Batman: The Ride clone that appears in many Six Flags parks in the United States. ==External ...
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[Final Fantasy] Lightning was created by Motomu Toriyama, the game`s director and scenario writer, and designed by Tetsuya Nomura, a regular character artist for the Final Fantasy series. Their idea was to create a female protagonist new to the series and who was strong, good at fighting, and less feminine than previous Final Fantasy heroin...
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[Revere Beach] Lightning was a wooden roller coaster that operated at Revere Beach in Revere, Massachusetts from 1927 until 1933. It was one of the infamous Giant Cyclone Safety Coasters which were constructed by noted roller coaster engineer Harry G. Traver in the mid-1920s (the rides were, in fact, anything but safe, and became known as t...
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[software] The Lightning project, announced on December 22, 2004, and {as of | 2010 | alt = currently} in development by the Mozilla Foundation, produces an extension that adds calendar and scheduling functionality to the Mozilla Thunderbird mail and newsgroup client and SeaMonkey internet suite. Lightning is an iCalendar compatible calenda...
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Lightning

[wrestler] See also: Issue tracking system ...
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Lightning

Light'ning (līt'nĭng) noun [ For lightening , from lighten to flash.] 1. A discharge of atmospheric electricity, accompanied by a vivid flash of light, commonly from one cloud to another, sometimes from a cloud to the earth. The sound produced by the electricity in pas...
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lightning

A visible electrical discharge produced by a thunderstorm from one cloud to another or from cloud to ground. Lightning kills more people in the US than do tornadoes.
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Lightning

All forms of visible electrical discharges moving through the atmosphere, usually eminating from tall cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds during thunderstorms. Lightning is often categorized for the manner in which it is visible to the observer: streak lightning, forked lightning, sheet lightning, heat lightning.
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lightning

All of the various forms of electrical discharge produced by thunderstorms.
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lightning

All of the various forms of electrical discharge produced by thunderstorms.
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lightning

An electrical discharge from a thunderstorm.
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Lightning

An electrical discharge produced by a thunderstorm.
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