Difference between revisions of "Junction streamer"

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The process by which negative charge centers at successively more distant locations  in a [[thundercloud]] are "tapped" for [[discharge]] by successive strokes of [[cloud-to-ground  lightning]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The process by which negative charge centers at successively more distant locations  in a [[thundercloud]] are "tapped" for [[discharge]] by successive strokes of [[cloud-to-ground flash|cloud-to-ground  lightning]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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junction streamer

The process by which negative charge centers at successively more distant locations in a thundercloud are "tapped" for discharge by successive strokes of cloud-to-ground lightning.


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