noun. ['ˈlaɪtnɪŋ'] abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light.
- chain lightning
- bolt of lightning
- forked lightning
noun. ['ˈlaɪtnɪŋ'] the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more.
- sheet lighting
- stand still
noun. a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier.
- aircraft carrier
- attack aircraft carrier
Example sentences of the word lightning-arrester
1. Noun Phrase
Hire an electrician to connect the copper wire to the electrical panel with a lightning arrester.