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lightnings, plural;
  1. Very quick
    • - a lightning cure for his hangover
    • - galloping across the country at lightning speed
  1. (of the sky) Emit a flash or discharge of this kind
    • - what's a person supposed to do when it starts to lightning?
  1. The occurrence of a natural electrical discharge of very short duration and high voltage between a cloud and the ground or within a cloud, accompanied by a bright flash and typically also thunder
    • - a tremendous flash of lightning
  2. A flash or discharge of this kind
    • - the sky was a mass of black cloud out of which lightnings flashed

  1. abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
  2. the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more
  3. Lightning is an atmospheric discharge of electricity accompanied by thunder, which typically occurs during thunderstorms, and sometimes during volcanic eruptions or dust storms. ...
  4. The Lightning Car Company is a British sports car developer, based in Peterborough, focused on the development and production of high performance electric sports cars.
  5. Lightning was a clipper ship, one of the last really large clippers to be built in the USA. She was built by Donald McKay for James Baines of the Black Ball Line, Liverpool, for the Australia trade.
  6. Lightning, in comics, may refer to: *Lightning (DC Comics), a DC Comics character *Lightning, one of the duo Thunder and Lightning *Lightning, a member of the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents
  7. The Lightning is a sloop rigged sailing dinghy originally designed by Olin Stephens of Sparkman & Stephens in 1938 and was first sailed on Skaneateles Lake, Skaneateles, NY, USA. More than 15,000 Lightnings have been built since then. ...
  8. Lightning was a German shepherd from a line of canine silent film stars. A grandson of Strongheart, Lightning was billed as "The Wonder Dog" and "The Marvel Dog". He began life as a runt but grew to be larger than average for the breed, and he was very intelligent.
  9. The flash of light caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge; The discharge of atmospheric electrical charge itself; Anything that moves very fast; To produce lightning; Extremely fast or sudden; Moving at the speed of lightning
  10. (The Lightnings) The Lightnings are aliens from the planet Light and they use the Charge. The latest winners of the Galactik Football Cup in Season 1, the Lightnings are one of the most respected teams in the Galaxy. Their Flux fits with their Players build, which is big and bulky. ...
  11. (Lightnings) were slowly phased out of service between 1974 and 1988, although much testing and modification was needed to keep them in air-worthy condition due to the high number of flight hours accumulated.
  12. This word means a flash of light and is used for lightning but also the glistening of a metal weapon such as a sword (Deut 32:41) or spear (Nahum 3:3). In Psalm 144:6 lightning, through Hebrew parallelism, is seen as God's arrows.
  13. An electrical discharge from a thunderstorm.
  14. The flash of light accompanying a sudden electrical discharge which takes place from or inside a cloud, or less often from high structures or the ground or from mountains. A large electrical spark. ...
  15. A sudden electric flow between a thunderstorm cloud and the ground (or another cloud), for a brief instant producing heat and light along its path (and the heat, in turn, producing a sudden expansion of air, which initiates the thunder). ...
  16. (in  thunderstorm (meteorology): Initial stroke)
  17. Usually, any and all of the assorted forms of observable electrical release created by thunderstorms.
  18. All forms of visible electrical discharges moving through the atmosphere, usually eminating from tall cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds during thunderstorms. ...
  19. USN F-3 submarine-hunting jet; compare ORION, DASH; see ASW. Also, USAF F-22 fighter jet; see BIRD. This name formerly designated the Lockheed P-38 split TAILBOOM fighter, nicknamed "Fork Tailed Devil", that was employed for high speed, high altitude, long distance DOGFIGHTs during WWII; see ...
  20. A visible electrical discharge produced by a thunderstorm. The discharge may occur within or between clouds, between the cloud and air, between a cloud and the ground or between the ground and a cloud.
  21. Synthetic cover, corked centered recreational / practice ball. Not designed for tournament play.
  22. an electrical discharge that results from the buildup of positive and negative charges within a thunderstorm. When the buildup becomes strong enough, lightning appears as a "bolt." This flash of light usually occurs within or between, the clouds and the ground. ...
  23. Knowledge of thunderstorm mechanics can often be en-lightning.
  24. Perhaps the most common cause of fatalities in the BWCAW.
  25. An atmospheric electrical phenomenon associated with thunderstorms; a surge on a system that results from energy being impressed on the system.