fulgurating definition by Webster's New World
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flashing or sudden, like lightning: a fulgurating pain
fulgurating - Medical Definition
Lightninglike, especially of sudden shooting pain.
Variant of fulgurate
intransitive verb fulgurated, fulgurating
Rare to give off flashes of or like lightning
Origin: ; from Classical Latin fulguratus, past participle of fulgurare, to flash ; from fulgur, lightning, akin to fulgent
- to give off in flashes
- Med. to destroy (tissue) by electrical means
- fulguration noun