composite flash

composite flash

[kəm′päz·ət ′flash]
(geophysics)
A lightning discharge which is made up of a series of distinct lightning strokes with all strokes following the same or nearly the same channel, and with successive strokes occurring at intervals of about 0.05 second. Also known as multiple discharge.
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Markit's Composite Flash PMI for the eurozone, based on surveys of thousands of companies and seen as a good growth indicator, fell to 53.
February Composite Flash PMI released yesterday showed a deterioration in private sector sentiment in Germany (52.
Markit's Eurozone Composite Flash Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), based on surveys of thousands of companies and seen as a good growth indicator, jumped to a near four-year high of 54.
Markit's Composite Flash Purchasing Managers' Index, based on surveys of thousands of companies and seen as a good growth indicator, rose to 53.
The Markit Eurozone Composite Flash PMI, a good leading indicator of overall economic growth, fell to 49.
Markit's Eurozone Composite Flash Purchasing Managers' Index, based on surveys of thousands of companies across the region and seen as a good indicator of growth, dipped to a nine-month low of 52.