Sideflash
Sideflash Side"flash`, n. (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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • sideflash — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: side (I) + flash : 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 …   Useful english dictionary

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