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Synonyms for lightning
ˈlaɪt nɪŋlight·ning

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lightningnoun

    abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light

  2. lightningnoun

    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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lightning":

    flash, thunderbolt, lightening, lightyear, thunder

How to pronounce lightning?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say lightning in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8401thunder
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#40982thunderbolt
#54301lightyear

How to use lightning in a sentence?

  1. Eugene F. Ware:

    The lightning-bug is brilliant, but he hasn't any mind He stumbles through existence with his head-light on behind. - from The Lightning-Bug

  2. Clint Eastwood:

    They say marriages are made in heaven. But so is thunder and lightning

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The lightning of your eyes rings the heart. (De tes yeux l'éclair - Fait sonner le cœur.)

  4. The Marine:

    Data collected and lessons learned during OT-1 will lay the groundwork for F-35B deployments aboard U.S. Navy amphibious carriers now that the U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II aircraft reached initial operational capability (IOC) on July 31, 2015.

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Thunder is all talk; lightning is all action.

Images & Illustrations of lightning

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