Definition of Bolt of lightning

1. Noun. A discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder.

Exact synonyms: Bolt, Thunderbolt
Generic synonyms: Lightning

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bolt Of Lightning

bolt action
bolt actions
bolt bucket
bolt buckets
bolt circle
bolt cutter
bolt cutters
bolt down
bolt from the blue
bolt of lightning (current term)
bolt out
bolt out of the blue
bolt rope

Literary usage of Bolt of lightning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1908)
"One quite remarkable case happened in the Guanajuato substation, due, perhaps, to a bolt of lightning striking the line about a mile away. ..."

2. Come to the Secret Garden: Sufi Tales of Wisdom by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1985)
"If you look up at the sky when you hear thunder, sometimes you will see a bolt of lightning fly across the sky like an arrow. ..."

3. What is Electricity? by John Trowbridge (1896)
"If it were possible to direct a bolt of lightning through a coil of many thousand windings of fine wire, a neighbouring coil ..."

4. Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gapby Alfred W. Tatum by Alfred W. Tatum (2005)
"In both cases, however, they refer to a "bolt of lightning. ... There was nothing extraordinary about his life, he says—no "bolt of lightning. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"A bolt of lightning passed through a window into the room where the soldier was, and he fell unconscious to the floor. When he regained his senses he was ..."

6. American Electrical Cases: Being a Collection of All the Important Cases by William Weeks Morrill, Frank Bixby Gilbert, Austin B. Griffin (1902)
"When there is evidence to show that an injury was inflicted by a portion of a diffused bolt of lightning, such that it could be controlled when upon a ..."

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