at lightning speed

at lightning speed с быстротой молнии, молниеносно;

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • with lightning speed — very very quickly, extremely rapidly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lightning — ► NOUN 1) the occurrence of a high voltage electrical discharge between a cloud and the ground or within a cloud, accompanied by a bright flash. 2) (before another noun ) very quick: lightning speed. ORIGIN from LIGHTEN(Cf. ↑lighten) …   English terms dictionary

  • lightning — /luyt ning/, n., v., lightninged, lightning, adj. n. 1. a brilliant electric spark discharge in the atmosphere, occurring within a thundercloud, between clouds, or between a cloud and the ground. v.i. 2. to emit a flash or flashes of lightning… …   Universalium

  • lightning — light|ning1 [ laıtnıŋ ] noun uncount * the bright flashes of light that you see in the sky during a storm: She lay awake, listening to the thunder and lightning. a flash of lightning: A flash of lightning lit up the sky. be struck by lightning… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lightning — I UK [ˈlaɪtnɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] * the bright flashes of light that you see in the sky during a storm She lay awake, listening to the thunder and lightning. a flash of lightning: A flash of lightning lit up the sky. be struck by lightning… …   English dictionary

  • speed — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ amazing, astonishing, breakneck, fast, good, great, high, incredible, lightning, phenomenal …   Collocations dictionary

  • lightning — light|ning1 [ˈlaıtnıŋ] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: lighten to become less dark ] 1.) a powerful flash of light in the sky caused by electricity and usually followed by ↑thunder ▪ Two farmworkers were struck by lightning (=hit by lightning) .… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speed — speed1 W1S2 [spi:d] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(of movement)¦ 2¦(of action)¦ 3¦(fast)¦ 4¦(photography)¦ 5¦(drug)¦ 6 five speed/ten speed etc 7 up to speed ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: sped success, quickness ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lightning — 1 noun (U) 1 a powerful flash of light in the sky caused by electricity and usually followed by thunder: be struck by lightning (=be hit by lightning) 2 like lightning extremely quickly: The horse streaked like lightning down the track. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lightning — n. & adj. n. a flash of bright light produced by an electric discharge between clouds or between clouds and the ground. attrib.adj. very quick (with lightning speed). Phrases and idioms: lightning conductor (or rod) a metal rod or wire fixed to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • speed — Synonyms and related words: Benzedrine, Benzedrine pill, C, Dexamyl, Dexamyl pill, Dexedrine, Dexedrine pill, Methedrine, abruptness, accelerate, advance, advantage, aid, air speed, alacrity, amphetamine, amphetamine sulfate, assist, ball the… …   Moby Thesaurus

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