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lightning rodnoun [C]

 us   /ˈlɑɪt·nɪŋ ˌrɑd/
  • lightning rod noun [C] (STRIP OF METAL)

a ​strip of ​metal that ​prevents lightning from ​damaging a ​building by ​directing the ​electricity into the ​ground
  • lightning rod noun [C] (CRITICIZED PERSON)

someone who ​attractscriticism or ​anger that could be ​directed at someone ​else: Darman ​continues to be the ​White House's lightning rod, ​drawingcriticism from conservatives.
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