Capturing something powerful and elusive and then being able to hold it and show it to the world.

Performing a rare feat.

A moment of creative brilliance.

Also a movie about BB King.
Coming up with that idea was like catching lightning in a bottle.
by TheLievense May 18, 2006
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Lightning in a bottle. It's when somthing so majestic and amazing can be in somthing so ordinary all you have to do is open it.
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