thunderbolt

  1. a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
  2. a shocking surprise

Thunderbolt

A thunderbolt or lightning bolt is a symbolic representation of lightning when accompanied by a loud thunderclap. In ancient Hellenic and Roman religious traditions, the thunderbolt represents Zeus or Jupiter (etymologically `Sky Father`), thence the origin and ordaining pattern of the universe, as expressed in Heraclitus` fragment describing ...
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Thunderbolt

• (n.) Something resembling lightning in suddenness and effectiveness. • (n.) Vehement threatening or censure; especially, ecclesiastical denunciation; fulmination. • (n.) A belemnite, or thunderstone. • (n.) A shaft of lightning; a brilliant stream of electricity passing from one part of the heavens to another, or from the clou...
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thunderbolt

1. A shaft of lightning; a brilliant stream of electricity passing from one part of the heavens to another, or from the clouds to the earth. ... 2. Something resembling lightning in suddenness and effectiveness. 'The Scipios' worth, those thunderbolts of war.' (Dryden) ... 3. Vehement threatening or censure; especially, ecclesiastical denunciation;...
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thunderbolt

bolt noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
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Thunderbolt

[1925 roller coaster] The Thunderbolt was a wooden roller coaster located at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. It operated from 1925 until 1982 and was finally demolished in autumn 2000. It was designed by John Miller. In June 2013, it was announced that a new steel roller coaster would be constructed on Coney Island named the Thunderbolt...
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Thunderbolt

[2014 roller coaster] Thunderbolt is a steel roller coaster at Luna Park, Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City. ==History== A wooden roller coaster named the Thunderbolt was originally operated by George Moran on Coney Island from 1925 to 1982. In June 2013, it was announced that the operators of Luna Park at Coney Island, Zamperla, would ...
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Thunderbolt

[Dreamworld] The Thunderbolt was a steel roller coaster at the Dreamworld theme park on the Gold Coast, Australia. It was the park`s original roller coaster opening in April 1982 before being closed on 8 August 2003. It was demolished the following year. ==History== On 15 December 1981, Dreamworld officially opened to the public. In April 1...
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Thunderbolt

[Six Flags New England] Thunderbolt is a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags New England. Opened in 1941, It was designed by Harry Baker and Harry Traver, and built by Joseph Drambour. Thunderbolt is the oldest roller coaster at Six Flags New England. It is also the oldest roller coaster in any Six Flags park (the Wild One at Six Fla...
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Thunderbolt

[website] Thunderbolt is an independent videogames website that was launched on November 20, 2000 by Philip Morton. Thunderbolt publishes reviews, previews and features covering the major gaming platforms, particularly consoles. The site is run by volunteers who reside in the UK, North America and New Zealand, who have written over 2,400 ne...
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Thunderbolt

Thun'der¬∑bolt` noun 1. A shaft of lightning; a brilliant stream of electricity passing from one part of the heavens to another, or from the clouds to the earth. 2. Something resembling lightning in suddenness and effectiveness. « The Scipios' worth, those thunderbolts of ...
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thunderbolt

In mythology, a destructive bolt or dart (lightning) used as a weapon during a battle between the gods (a thunderstorm), or aimed at humans. The Greek god Zeus wielded thunderbolts, and the concept...
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thunderbolt

[n] - a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
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