Adjective "Lightning" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Lightning


    Definition:

    noun

    1. a brilliant electric spark discharge in the atmosphere, occurring within a thundercloud, between clouds, or between a cloud and the ground.

    verb (used without object), lightninged, lightning.

    2. to emit a flash or flashes of lightning (often used impersonally with it as subject): If it starts to lightning, we'd better go inside. adjective

    3. of, relating to, or resembling lightning, especially in regard to speed of movement: lightning flashes; lightning speed.