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forked lightning

  
  
Forked lightning is lightning that divides into two or more parts near the ground.      n-uncount  
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forked     
Something that divides into two parts and forms a `Y' shape can be described as forked.      adj   usu ADJ n  
Jaegers are swift black birds with long forked tails.     


forked lightning     
Forked lightning is lightning that divides into two or more parts near the ground.      n-uncount  

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forked

  
  
angled, bifurcate(d), branched, branching, divided, pronged, split, tined, zigzag  

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fork, fore, forced, ford

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n.
Something or someone that becomes the focus of others' criticism or blame
[US];[Fig.]
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