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The afternoon clouds look like mountain ranges, enhancing the lush Irish topography, and later there is heat lightning in the distance, which lights up the horizon like an old projector.
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HEAT LIGHTNING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heat lightning for English Language Learners
: flashes of light in the sky that happen without the sound of thunder and that are produced by distant lightning
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