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lightning conductor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Buildings
lightning conductorˈlightning conˌductor noun [countable] British English  TBBa metal wire or bar that is attached to the side of a building and goes from the top to the ground, used to protect the building from lightning
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lightning conductorFranklin had also been invited to advise Glasgow University in the matter of a lightning conductor.Glasgow's first lightning conductor drank the power of creation and waited for more.
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