cloud-to-cloud discharge

cloud-to-cloud discharge

[¦klau̇d tə ¦klau̇d ′dis‚chärj]
(geophysics)
A lightning discharge occurring between a positive charge center of one cloud and a negative charge center of a second cloud. Also known as intercloud discharge.
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