Definition of forked lightning in English:

forked lightning

Syllabification: forked light·ning

noun

  • Lightning that is visible in the form of a branching line across the sky.
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    • The lightning, which was forked lightning, was the worst I've seen.
    • The week long series involved eight races in conditions from a whisper of a breeze to a thunderstorm with forked lightning, that passed directly over the fleet of 120 boats.
    • Thunder roared, forked lightning crackled and a wall of rain fell from the sky.

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