Definition of streak of lightning in English:

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streak of lightning

A flash of lightning: a streak of lightning split the sky
More example sentences
  • It was only afterwards that one of the men said there was no thunder, just a streak of lightning and the tree broke and fell.
  • Emma, as if to discount the effects of the sprained ankle, ‘nonplussed her opponents… by dodging here and there with the rapidity of a streak of lightning.’
  • He hadn't yet decided when a loud clap of thunder made him jump, coinciding with a streak of lightning.
Synonyms
bolt, shaft, flash, beam
See parent entry: streak
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