fulguration

noun
ful·​gu·​ra·​tion | \ ˌfu̇l-g(y)ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce fulguration (audio) , ˌfu̇l-jə-, fəl- \

Definition of fulguration

1 : the act or process of flashing like lightning

Other Words from fulguration

fulgurate \ ˈfu̇l-​g(y)ə-​ˌrāt How to pronounce fulgurate (audio) , ˈfu̇l-​jə-​ , ˈfəl-​ \ transitive verb

First Known Use of fulguration

1633, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for fulguration

Latin fulguration-, fulguratio sheet lightning, from fulgurare to flash with lightning, from fulgur lightning, from fulgēre

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“Fulguration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulguration. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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fulguration

noun
ful·​gu·​ra·​tion | \ ˌfu̇l-g(y)ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce fulguration (audio) , ˌfu̇l-jə- How to pronounce fulguration (audio) , ˌfəl- \

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fulgurate \ ˈfu̇l-​g(y)ə-​ˌrāt How to pronounce fulgurate (audio) , -​jə-​ How to pronounce fulgurate (audio) , ˈfəl-​ \ transitive verb fulgurated; fulgurating

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