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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A luminous discharge of current that is formed when a strong current jumps a gap in a circuit or between two electrodes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Voltaic.

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

  • n. electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

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