Meaning of LIGHTNING in English

LIGHTNING

transcription, транскрипция: [ laɪtnɪŋ ]

1.

Lightning is the very bright flashes of light in the sky that happen during thunderstorms.

One man died when he was struck by lightning...

Another flash of lightning lit up the cave.

...thunder and lightning.

N-UNCOUNT

see also forked lightning

2.

Lightning describes things that happen very quickly or last for only a short time.

Driving today demands lightning reflexes.

ADJ : ADJ n

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