heat lightning, once in a while, played dimly along the western horizon.
Humor shines in his face like heat lightning in a summer cloud.
The elder boy sent the heat lightning with its distant rumble of thunder.
heat lightning glowed in the west with the luminousness so marked in that region.
heat lightning is seen in the skies at night after an unusually hot day.
Quick as the heat lightning that flutters on the waters of Winipigoos in the hot summers the cruel club came down.
There was an instantaneous glare like heat lightning, and the monster crumpled in on itself, twitched briefly and vanished.
The strange clouds, which had been as white as curds in the afternoon, were now dark blue, lighted by flashes of heat lightning.
"It looks like heat lightning back at home," said an American.
It passed behind some clouds, and when it came out it flashed like heat lightning.
|heat lightning |
Intermittent flashes of reddish or orange light near the horizon, usually seen on a hot summer evening and unaccompanied by thunder. Heat lightning is thought to be the reflection of distant lightning on clouds. Its color is believed to be due to the refraction of light in the atmosphere. See also sheet lightning, See more at lightning.