lightning switch


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lightning switch

[′līt·niŋ ‚swich]
(electricity)
A manually operated switch used to connect a radio antenna to ground during electrical storms, rather than to the radio receiver.
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The visored Mountrath was brought over to run solo along the stands' rail; fully two furlongs out Moore had already opted for firm, stick-up pursuit of the clear leader; with 200 yards to run he angled across for competition; in the shadow of the post he did a lightning switch of his whip to his left hand and then that final crack clinched things right on the line.
Kenilworth needed something to get back and it came in the form of a try from American full-back David Burt following a lightning switch between Jim Middleton, Cathcart and James Peacock.
Peruvian striker Ysrael Zuniga showed neat touches around the edge of the box and was unlucky in the 21st minute when he tricked a defender with a lightning switch of feet and hit the upright.