lightning stroke


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lightning stroke

n
1. (Veterinary Science) a discharge of lightning between a cloud and the earth, esp one that causes damage
2. (Veterinary Science) vet science sudden death due to being struck by lightning, esp of cattle, horses or sheep
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It was all new to him, raw and horrible--it had fallen upon him like a lightning stroke.
His important poems were mostly published at this time, in 1650 and 1655, in the collection which he named 'Silex Scintillans' (The Flaming Flint), a title explained by the frontispiece, which represents a flinty heart glowing under the lightning stroke of God's call.
Was he a man for a coup-de-foudre, the lightning stroke of love?
There were many men in San Francisco against whom he had registered black marks, and now and again, with one of his lightning strokes, he erased such a mark.
And very recently on the 26th August 2016, 323 reindeers were reported killed by a single lightning stroke in Norway.
Electro-geometric model (EGM) is a conventional method for computation the lightning stroke to electric feeding system, but in this paper combined leader progression model (LPM) analysis and charge simulation model is used for lightning stroke calculation and compared with EGM.
The aircraft-lightning electrodynamics must take into account the following two facts: (a) the aircraft is an electric conductor carrying the lightning stroke wave [4-7], and (b) the lightning channel is an electric plasma phenomenon [8-12].
Last night a lightning stroke a dome in the city of the Vatican," he wrote, referencing a widely-circulated image showing the freak natural occurrence.
Second, it is the slow component of the lightning stroke which ignites flammable vapors.
The BISK station pressure sensor performs poorly--the bias (almost 50 hPa) might be the result of a lightning stroke (Frantisek Mantlik personal communication, Figure 3 d).
The average peak power per lightning stroke is [10.
Finally in 1999 the project got started, and in a lightning stroke of only twenty-nine days, guess what--they moved the lighthouse