lightning strike


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lightning strike

nsciopero a sorpresa or a gatto selvaggio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The lines seemed pearls to me and his voice sweet as syrup; and afterwards, I may say ever since then, looking at the misfortune into which I have fallen, I have thought that poets, as Plato advised, ought to he banished from all well-ordered States; at least the amatory ones, for they write verses, not like those of 'The Marquis of Mantua,' that delight and draw tears from the women and children, but sharp-pointed conceits that pierce the heart like soft thorns, and like the lightning strike it, leaving the raiment uninjured.
At the same instant she saw a bolt of lightning strike a young tree by the roadside, heard the sharp click as it hit and then watched the flash dance about, now on the road, now along the barbed wire fencing.
It was like a thunderstorm, despised by all because the lightning strikes so few; the balls struck only here and there, the dying, the sick, the dead sometimes!
There were delays on the trains between Coventry and New Street after a lightning strike in Birmingham affected trackside signals, and a car skidded on surface water and crashed into a tree in Coventry.
The lightning strike occurred as people gathered for a special night prayer known as "Taraweeh" that is conducted during the holy month of Ramadan.
In this study, CFRP coupons previously subjected to a simulated lightning strike were tested under the CAI condition and the damage progress due to compressive loading was monitored by acoustic emission (AE) activity.
Lightning strike tests at Eurocopter's Donauwrth facility have verified finite element analysis accuracy for carbonfibre structure current flow simulation, according to a European research consortium.
Mr Snell said: "Clearly it was that as a result of the lightning strike he suffered very severe damage to the various organs in his body."
Some homeowners have reported that household appliances and electronics were "fried" during a thunderstorm, even though no physical evidence of a lightning strike could be found.
LIGHTNING STRIKE is three from four over fences after his runaway win at Leicester yesterday, and his trainer Venetia Williams (pictured) has confirmed the RSA Chase is his most likely festival target.
Stay in the shelter for at least 30 minutes after you see the last lightning strike.