What does the phrase "lightning in a bottle" mean?


'Capturing lightning in a bottle' is a metaphor that describes something that is considered extremely impossible to achieve. It is used to refer to someone who has captured 'the essence of some elusive creative process' otherwise considered impossible.
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To my knowledge Benjamin Franklin did not store lightning energy in a bottle. There were capacitors called Leyden flasks at the time which could store electrical energy.
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