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|Noun||1.||atmospheric electricity - electrical discharges in the atmosphere|
electrical discharge - a discharge of electricity
atmospheric phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
elves - an acronym for emissions of light and very low frequency perturbations due to electromagnetic pulse sources; extremely bright extremely short (less than a msec) electrical flashes forming a huge ring (up to 400 km diameter) in the ionosphere
blue jet, reverse lightning, jet - atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward
lightning - abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light