sheet lightning

noun

Definition of sheet lightning

  1. :  lightning in diffused or sheet form due to reflection and diffusion by the clouds and sky

1794

First Known Use of sheet lightning

1794


SHEET LIGHTNING Defined for English Language Learners

sheet lightning

noun

Definition of sheet lightning for English Language Learners

  • : lightning that appears as a wide flash of light over a large area of sky

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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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