Translation of lightning in Spanish:

lightning

Pronunciation /ˈlaɪtnɪŋ//ˈlʌɪtnɪŋ/

noun

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    a bolt / flash of lightning un relámpago
    • a streak of lightning un rayo
    • he was struck by lightning le cayó / lo alcanzó un rayo
    • as quick as lightning como un rayo
    • before noun lightning conductor / rod pararrayos
    • Abruptly the storm was quiet for a moment until a bright flash of lightning revealed an enormous wave towering over the ship.
    • Low, dark clouds boiled overhead and lightning flashed and thunder rolled down the mountainside.
    • They shoot up from the tops of thunderstorms about the same moment lightning discharges within the storm cloud.
    • Sheet lightning is just fork lightning that happens within a cloud, or when lightning is partly hidden by clouds.
    • They saw the flashes of lightning within the dark cloud looming ahead of them.
    • It was pouring outside and thunder and lightning had accompanied the rain.
    • A bright fork of lightning struck the clouds ahead, and the outburst of thunder was deafening.
    • These clouds often bring thunder and lightning, and can also bring funnel clouds or even tornadoes.
    • A flash of lightning cracked against the clouds, breaking them apart instantly.
    • A summer shower, again, is accompanied by thunder and lightning, which makes it a rather dangerous customer.
    • In fact the last hour on the course was played out to the accompaniment of claps of thunder and flashes of lightning, but it stayed dry.
    • He ascended Mount Sinai, enveloped in clouds and thunder and lightning.
    • Already the winds were starting to buffet him and lightning flashed throughout the clouds and stabbed the ground.
    • So be armed with an umbrella at all times, to enjoy the sunny spell of weather or the occasional drizzle accompanied by thunder and lightning.
    • Rain battered, lightning flashed and thunder rolled, but everyone nodded into a peaceful sleep after a while.
    • At this a loud crash was heard behind them followed by a bright flash of lightning, lighting up the forest briefly.
    • Thunder and lightning create some of the most spectacular natural displays to strike the summer skies.
    • Another bright flash of lavender lightning etched the sky, and I shot from my seat at what I saw.
    • The cameras could pick up flashes of lightning among the thunderheads.
    • Up ahead were screaming clashes of thunder, and bright flashes of lightning.

adjective

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    (attack/raid/strike) (invariable adjective) relámpago
    lightning visit visita relámpago feminine
    • with lightning speed como un rayo