Distant sheet lightning without audible thunder, typically occurring on a summer night.
- A market trader I met, who left school unable to spell ‘orange’, could do mental arithmetic with the speed of summer lightning.
- It lasted as long as a blast of summer lightning.
- This elevated desert area is known for its awesome summer lightning storms and very clear night skies (accounting for the presence of several astronomical observatories).
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