chain lightning


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chain lightning

n
(Physical Geography) another name for forked lightning
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Noun1.chain lightning - a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)chain lightning - a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)
lightning - abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
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The weapon gives arc projectiles a chance to hit multiple enemies using chain lightning.
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This double-CD contains his three studio albums from the late 1970s and early 80s that brought about his critical and commercial renaissance - Prime Time, Chain Lightning and Believers.
This being OutKast, though, the guys manage to uncork a little minimalist chain lightning.