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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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lightning chessA form of chess in which each player must move much faster than normal. Time is controlled by a clock or a buzzer. If a player fails to make the time control he or she forfeits the game. Also known as speed chess.Rate it:

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lightning fastExtremely fastRate it:

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lightning never strikes twice in the same placeA lucky or unusual event is unlikely to occur again in the same way.Rate it:

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quick as lightningis very quickRate it:

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lightning in a bottleStored electricity, as in a capacitor.Rate it:

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lightning in a bottleEphemeral state or atmosphere, as at startup company or artistic group.Rate it:

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as fast as lightningMoving very fast.Rate it:

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lightning fastExtremely quicklyRate it:

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lightning in a bottleGreat, unlikely, fleeting success, particularly entrepreneurial or media.Rate it:

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lightning in a bottleA difficult or challenging feat, particularly to attempt such a feat.Rate it:

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lightning-quickIncredibly fast.Rate it:

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lightning-quickIncredibly fastRate it:

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turn the tablesTo reverse a situation, such that the advantage has shifted to the party which was previously disadvantaged.Rate it:

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unring a bellTo reverse the ringing of a bell.Rate it:

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back inTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back intoTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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mix upTo confuse or reverse.Rate it:

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back ontoTo reverse a vehicle onto something.Rate it:

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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.Rate it:

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back outTo reverse a vehicle from a confined space.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.Rate it:

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turn backTo reverse one's direction and retrace one's steps.Rate it:

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coup de foudrelightning strike, thunderboltRate it:

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de caelo servare (Att. 4. 3. 3)to observe the sky (i.e. the flight of birds, lightning, thunder, etc.)Rate it:

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de caelo tangi, percutito be struck by lightning.Rate it:

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éclairlightningRate it:

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fulmen locum tetigitthe lightning has struck somewhere.Rate it:

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fulmina micantthe lightning flashes.Rate it:

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fulmine ictusstruck by lightning.Rate it:

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fulmine tangi, icito be struck by lightning.Rate it:

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negative/positiveIn photography, a reverse image, which when printed is again reversed, restoring the original scene. It was invented by Fox Talbot in c.1834.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in an aircraft's flight when there is insufficient fuel to reverse direction and return to the place of origin.Rate it:

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put the bottom rail on topTo reverse a hierarchy.Rate it:

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Put the Cart before the HorseTo carry out something in reverse order, to do opposite of somethingRate it:

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screw backTo cue the cue ball in such a way as to impart backspin. On impact, the ball will follow a reverse trajectory according to the spin.Rate it:

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the ;WYEWYE, SPECIAL RAILROAD TRACK LAYOUT DESIGNED SO AS TO Be Able To Reverse Direction Of An Entire Freight Train. Subject to Constraints Relavent to Consist, Train Length, Engine Power, Terrain, Weather, Traffic Condx., Company Rules, Govt Regs, Crews et al:Rate it:

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turn roundTo put into an opposing position; to reverse.Rate it:

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unring a bellTo reverse the irreversible.Rate it:

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