Sideflash

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sideflash (Elec) A disruptive discharge between a conductor traversed by an oscillatory current of high frequency (as lightning) and neighboring masses of metal, or between different parts of the same conductor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sideflash In electricity, the disruptive discharge between neighboring parts of a bent conductor which sometimes occurs in the case of oscillatory currents of high frequency; the spark between a lightning-rod and neighboring masses of metal induced by an oscillatory discharge of lightning.
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