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American English: /ˈlaɪtnɪŋ/
British English: /ˈlʌɪtnɪŋ/

Translation of lightning in Spanish:


  • a bolt or flash of lightning
    un relámpago
    a streak of lightning
    un rayo
    he was struck by lightning
    le cayó or lo alcanzó un rayo
    (killed) cayó fulminado por un rayo
    as quick as lightning like greased lightning
    como un relámpago
    como una centella
    lightning never strikes twice (in the same place)
    tales cosas solo pasan una vez
    (before noun) lightning conductor or rod
    Example sentences
    • They shoot up from the tops of thunderstorms about the same moment lightning discharges within the storm cloud.
    • They saw the flashes of lightning within the dark cloud looming ahead of them.
    • Low, dark clouds boiled overhead and lightning flashed and thunder rolled down the mountainside.


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