Definition of “electrical storm” - English Dictionary

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“electrical storm” in British English

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electrical stormnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪˌlek.trɪ.kəl ˈstɔːm/ us /ɪˌlek.trɪ.kəl ˈstɔːrm/ UK also electric storm

Examples from literature

  • A succession of electrical storms which for days had swept the countryside in rapid succession apparently had come to an end. 
  • In this wonderful photograph of an electrical storm note the long branched and undulating flashes of lightning. 
  • The approach of an electrical storm causes many of them to lose their self-control: herds of cattle often stampede just preceding a cyclone. 
  • Watches are often affected by electrical storms such as we have experienced of late, states a science journal. 

(Definition of “electrical storm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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