1. bolt of lightning a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
  2. bill of lading a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery
  3. heat lightning bright flashes of light near the horizon without thunder
  4. pole vaulting a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
  5. lightning flash of light from an electric discharge in the atmosphere
  6. forked lightning a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)
  7. bottom of the inning the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat
  8. blood poisoning invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
  9. reverse lightning atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward
  10. chain lightning a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)
  11. police lieutenant an officer in a police force
  12. lightening changing to a lighter color
  13. enlightening tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance
  14. backlighting lighting from behind
  15. faultfinding persistent petty and unjustified criticism
  16. frightening causing fear or dread or terror
  17. late-flowering of plants that bloom during the autumn
  18. self-loading capable of automatic loading and firing continuously
  19. plot of land a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
  20. unenlightening failing to inform or clarify