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forked lightning

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforked lightningˌforked ˈlightning noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 lightning that looks like a line of light that divides into several smaller lines near the bottomsheet lightning
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forked lightningThe overwhelming blackness, the cracking peals of thunder and the piercing flash and hiss of forked lightning.
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