from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A discharge of blue light that starts from the top of active thunderstorm clouds and proceeds upwards. Also called reverse lightning.
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- n. 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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As his Hummer limo glided up to a bright blue jet parked at the ramp of Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport’s executive terminal, Rex Hayden took another swig of Bloody Mary in an attempt to take the edge off his pounding hangover.