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lightning

Denizione di  lightning - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale



Definizione monolingua lightning


lightning


Verb

lightning (third-person singular simple present lightnings, present participle lightninging, simple past and past participle lightninged)


  1. (impersonal, childish or nonstandard) To produce lightning.
    • 1916, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Understood Betsy
      Or if it thundered and lightninged, Aunt Frances always dropped everything she might be doing and held Elizabeth Ann tightly in her arms until it was all over.
    • 1968, Dan Greenburg, Chewsday: a sex novel
      The next day, though it is not only raining but thundering and lightninging as well, antiquing is seen by three-fourths of those present as a lesser evil than free play.
    • 1987, Tricia Springstubb, Eunice Gottlieb and the unwhitewashed truth about life
      ""Hey!"" yelled Reggie, pulling her back. ""Get in here! Its lightninging. I dont want a charcoal-broiled friend!""
    • 1988, Carlo Collodi, Roberto Innocenti, The adventures of Pinocchio
      I dont know, Father, but believe me, it has been a horrible night — one that Ill never forget. It thundered and lightninged, and I was very hungry.
Noun

Wikipedia lightning (countable and uncountable; plural lightnings)


  1. The flash of light caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge.
  2. The discharge of atmospheric electrical charge itself.
    That tree was hit by lightning.
  3. (figuratively) Anything that moves very fast.
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter V
      Nobs, though, was lightning by comparison with the slow thinking beast and dodged his opponents thrust with ease. Then he raced to the rear of the tremendous thing and seized it by the tail.
Adjective

lightning (not comparable)


  1. Extremely fast or sudden.
  2. Moving at the speed of lightning.


Definizione italiano>inglese lightning

fulmine
  flash of light
  The flash of light caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge.
lampo
  flash of light
  The flash of light caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge.
folgore
  flash of light
  The flash of light caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge.
saetta
  flash of light
  The flash of light caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge.
baleno
bagliore
balenio
flash
fulmineo
lampeggiare

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


fulmine |lampo |folgore |saetta |baleno |bagliore |balenio |flash |fulmineo |lampeggiare |


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