lightning channel

lightning channel

[′līt·niŋ ‚chan·əl]
(geophysics)
The irregular path through the air along which a lightning discharge occurs.
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The images show the release of acoustic energy from the entire lightning channel.
But recent work by Cummer and other researchers suggests that TGFs are born in the first milliseconds of a lightning flash, when there is but a single lightning channel moving almost directly upward.
Electromagnetic effect damage is caused by currents induced by the electromagnetic pulse emanating from the lightning channel or from the object which is struck.