weather-lights love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The auroral light, so called because supposed by some to be indicative of approaching dry weather, or the result of preceding clear, cool weather. The term is also applied to the very distant flashes of light known as ‘heat-lightning’ or ‘sheet-lightning,’ which often follow a hot summer day and are supposed to be due to the heat, although they are generally due to the existence of thunder-storms in the distance.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.