lightning

lightning(
layt
-
nihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (weather)
a. el relámpago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Lightning lit up the sky during the the storm.Los relámpagos iluminaron el cielo durante la tormenta.
b. el rayo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The lightning split the tree in two.El rayo partió el árbol en dos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(quick)
a. relámpago
It was only a lightning visit so I hardly saw anything of New York.Solo fue una visita relámpago así que no vi casi nada de Nueva York.
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lightning
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (bolt)
a. el rayo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (sheet)
a. el relámpago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
lightning conductorpararrayos m inv
3. (idioms)
a.
as quick as lightning, with lightning speedcomo el rayo
lightning attackataque relámpago
lightning strikehuelga relámpago or sin previo aviso
lightning visitvisita relámpago
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lightning [ˈlaɪtnɪŋ]
noun
(flash) relámpago (m); (stroke) rayo (m)
a flash of lightning un relámpago; where the lightning struck donde cayó el rayo
as quick as lightning
like (greased) lightning
como un rayo
lightning never strikes twice in the same place desgracias así no suelen repetirse
modifier
lightning attack (n) ataque (m) relámpago
lightning conductor lightning rod (US) (n) pararrayos (m)
lightning strike (n) huelga (f) relámpago
lightning visit (n) visita (f) relámpago
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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