Definition of Saint elmo's fire

1. Noun. An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere.

Definition of Saint elmo's fire

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of St. Elmo's fire) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Elmo's Fire

Saint Brigid
Saint Bruno
Saint Catharines
Saint Charles
Saint Christopher
Saint Christopher-Nevis
Saint Cloud
Saint Crispin
Saint David
Saint David's Day
Saint Denis
Saint Dominic
Saint Edward the Confessor
Saint Edward the Martyr
Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
Saint Elmo's fire
Saint Elmo's fires
Saint Elmo's light
Saint Emilion
Saint Eustatius
Saint Francis
Saint Francis River
Saint Francis Xavier
Saint Gallen
Saint George
Saint Gregory I
Saint Helena
Saint Helenian
Saint Helenians

Literary usage of Saint elmo's fire

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1. Pacific Islands Pilot by United States Hydrographic Office (1916)
"... was experienced with deluges of rain during which Saint Elmo"s fire was plainly visible for about half an hour on the extremity of the masthead spindles ..."

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