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lightning-proof

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Safe or protected from lightning.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • About that time I'd hand out the express receipt, and if that didn't paralyze him it would be because he was lightning-proof.

    "At the Dropping-off Place"

  • I became lightning-proof at last; also I learned better to select the psychological moment for the correction.

    Mark Twain, a Biography — Volume III, Part 1: 1900-1907

  • While it was not necessarily cost-effective to make rail equipment "100 percent lightning-proof," he said, "you can definitely prevent this kind of serious accident."

    NYT > Home Page

  • He Jinliang, director of the China Standardization Association of Lightning Protection Technology, said in an interview that while it was not necessarily cost-effective to make rail equipment "100 percent lightning-proof, you can definitely prevent this kind of serious accident."

    NYT > Home Page

  • While it might not be cost-effective to make rail equipment "100 percent lightning-proof," he said, "you can definitely prevent this kind of serious accident."

    NYT > Home Page

  • For what it's worth, DARPA itself says Project Nimbus is out to yield a way to permanently lightning-proof buildings and installations, so the billions of dollars in property damage and deaths can be done away with.

    GadgetReview

  • I mean, it’s not a whopping lie–rubber does help–but she took it to heart and to this day insists on wearing crocs in the rain, considering herself to be lightning-proof.

    Mia on Storms | clusterflock

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