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reverse lightning


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n reverse lightning atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward
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In literature:

Then, like lightning, he reversed, nearly breaking his own neck, and causing Dave to slip far down on the outer side.
"Dave Porter at Star Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
Quick as lightning he reversed the engines.
"Under the Waves" by R M Ballantyne
A famous single candle has a chance to shine so that glaring meant that no more would be reversed by lightning.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
We had to reverse like lightning.
"The Rover Boys Down East" by Arthur M. Winfield