American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Lightning that appears as a broad sheetlike illumination of parts of a thundercloud, caused by the reflection of a lightning flash.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See lightning, 2.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a diffused glow of electric light flashing out from the clouds, and illumining their outlines. The appearance is sometimes due to the reflection of light from distant flashes of lightning by the nearer clouds.
- n. etc. See under Lightning, Piling, etc.
“Each time dark steel forged in Thakan'dar, below the slopes of Shayol Ghul, met red-gold Power-wrought blade, light flashed like sheet lightning in the room, a sharp bluish white that hurt the eyes.”
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