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electric storm

Origin of electric storm
1870-75, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Yes, you should avoid using the phone during an electric storm.
  • The electric storm played havoc with the telegraph wires.
British Dictionary definitions for electric storm

electric storm

a violent atmospheric disturbance in which the air is highly charged with static electricity, causing a storm Compare thunderstorm
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