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reverse lightning

  1. A flash of light in the sky caused by an electrical discharge from the Earth's surface to a cloud. Reverse lightning is so called because lightning typically occurs between clouds or travels from a cloud to the Earth's surface.
  2. Also called return stroke
  3. See note at lightning


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