electrical storm


Definition of electrical storm

: thunderstorm

called also electric storm

Examples of electrical storm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The massive electrical storm that hit San Diego County on Monday and early Tuesday brought significant rain to a county badly in need of precipitation. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Oct. 2021 But now, 28 years later, newer methods are reviving the possibility that music can be the calm that prevents the brain’s electrical storm. Elizabeth Cooney, STAT, 20 Sep. 2021 Named for an electrical storm that occasionally ravages the Croat coast, 150 Neveras will be produced, and the first 50 are already sold. Ben Oliver, Car and Driver, 7 June 2021 In road biking, the danger is more like the risk of getting struck by lightning while running around on a mesa during an electrical storm with a tin hat on your head. Daniel Duane, Outside Online, 18 May 2021 Normally, such an ion channel would be invisible—but if there happens to be an electrical storm underway, the channel would offer a conduit for lightning. Dan Falk, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 May 2021 On August 16th, an electrical storm hit California. Dave Eggers, The New Yorker, 11 Oct. 2020 The bigger concern is that the unstable air will flow across Orange, Los Angeles and Ventura counties and into the Santa Barbara are, possibly producing a large electrical storm. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Aug. 2020 Most of us are probably familiar with the Roswell crash, thanks to The CW: in 1947, after Roswell, NM experienced an intense electrical storm, a rancher went out in his fields to survey the damage, only to discover debris of an unfamiliar object. Ashley Chervinski, refinery29.com, 2 July 2020 See More

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First Known Use of electrical storm

1843, in the meaning defined above

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“Electrical storm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrical%20storm. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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