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St. Elmo's fire


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An electrical discharge, or corona, seen around pointed objects, caused by ionization of the atmosphere during storms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Saint Elmo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere


After St. Erasmus of Formiae, the patron saint of sailors, also known as St. Elmo. (Wiktionary)


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