lightning generator

lightning generator

[′līt·niŋ ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electricity)
A high-voltage power supply used to generate surge voltages resembling lightning, for testing insulators and other high-voltage components.
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Invented by Dublin-born newspaper reporter Tom Prendeville, the Solar Atmospheric Lightning Generator apparently uses a hidden quality present in sunlight and sheet lightning - the ability to disinfect the air.
Contract notice: Acquisition and maintenance operational condition of a lightning generator
Contract award: operational maintenance of direct effects lightning generators (super dicom and 5 mv).
Maintenance in operational condition lightning generators direct effects (Super Dicom and 5 Mv).