Elmo's fire

Elmo's fire
Elmo's fire \El"mo's fire`\ See {Corposant}; also {Saint Elmo's Fire}, under {Saint}. [1913 Webster]

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  • ELMO'S FIRE, ST. —    a popular name for the display of electric fire which sometimes plays about the masts of ships, steeples, &c., accompanied at times with a hissing noise; commoner in southern climates, known by other names, e. g. Fire of St. Clara, of St.… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • St Elmo's fire — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saint Elmo’s fire — Elmo ugnys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Saint Elmo fire; Saint Elmo’s fire vok. Elms Feuer, n; St Elms Feuer, n rus. огни св. Эльма, m; огни Эльма, m pranc. feux Saint Elmo, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • St. Elmo's fire — For other uses, see St. Elmo s fire (disambiguation). St. Elmo s fire on a ship at sea St. Elmo s fire (also St. Elmo s light[1][2]) is a weather phenomenon …   Wikipedia

  • St. Elmo's Fire (film) — Infobox film name = St. Elmo s Fire caption = St. Elmo s Fire theatrical poster director = Joel Schumacher writer = Joel Schumacher Carl Kurlander starring = Emilio Estevez Demi Moore Andrew McCarthy Judd Nelson Mare Winningham Rob Lowe Ally… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Elmo's Fire — Título El primer año del resto de nuestras vidas (Argentina) St. Elmo, punto de encuentro (España) Ficha técnica Dirección Joel Schumacher Ayudante de dirección Gary Da …   Wikipedia Español

  • St. Elmo’s Fire (Film) — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel St. Elmo’s Fire Die Leidenschaft brennt tief Originaltitel St. Elmo’s Fire …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saint Elmo's fire — noun an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere • Syn: ↑corona discharge, ↑corona, ↑corposant, ↑St. Elmo s fire, ↑Saint Elmo s light, ↑Saint Ulmo s fire, ↑Saint Ulmo s light, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) — Man in Motion redirects here. For the Night Ranger album, see Man in Motion (Night Ranger album). For the song by Night Ranger, see Man In Motion (song). St. Elmo s Fire (Man in Motion) Single by John P …   Wikipedia

  • St. Elmo's Fire (song) — For the theme to St. Elmo s Fire, see St. Elmo s Fire (Man in Motion) . St. Elmo s Fire is the third song on Brian Eno s 1975 album, Another Green World . The song is one of only four songs on the album that follow traditional song structure and… …   Wikipedia

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