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  • 1 lightning — 1. noun /ˈlaɪt.nɪŋ/ a) The flash of light caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge. That tree was hit by lightning. b) The discharge of atmospheric electrical charge itself. Nobs, though, was lightning by comparison with the slow… …

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  • 2 lightning strike — noun 1. /ˈlaɪtnɪŋ straɪk/ (say luytning struyk) a hit from a bolt of lightning onto the ground, or onto an object on the ground or in the air. 2. /laɪtnɪŋ ˈstraɪk/ (say luytning struyk) a stoppage of work by employees with little or no warning to …

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  • 3 Speed Force — The Speed Force is a fictional concept presented in various comic books published by DC Comics.ource of all speedThe Speed Force is a vaguely defined extradimensional energy force from which most superspeed powered heroes, such as the multiple… …

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  • 4 Lightning strike — Lightning strikes are electrical discharges caused by lightning, typically during thunderstorms.Humans can be hit by lightning directly when outdoors. Contrary to popular notion, there is no safe location outdoors. People have been struck in… …

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  • 5 Lightning Lord — Lightning Lord, as seen in Superman/Batman #17 (March 2005) Publication information Publisher DC Comics Firs …

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  • 6 The Go-ongers — The nihongo|Go ongers|ゴーオンジャー|Gōonjā are the fictional eponymous protagonists of the Japanese Super Sentai series Engine Sentai Go onger . They are chosen by fictional sentient vehicles known as Engines to battle the evil Barbaric Machine Clan… …

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  • 7 Speed geeking — is a participation process used to quickly view a number of presentations within a fixed period of time. Speed geeking gets its name from speed dating, since they both employ similar techniques. Method A large room is selected as the speed… …

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  • 8 Lightning — This article is about the atmospheric electrical phenomenon. For other uses, see Lightning (disambiguation). See also: Lightning strike Lightning striking Atlanta, United States Lightning is an atmospheric electrostatic discharge (spar …

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  • 9 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… …

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

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  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 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… …

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  • 13 Lightning Knights — Superteambox no team name=Lightning Knights publisher= debut= Ace Lightning: Episode 1 creators=Rick Siggelkow base=Conestoga Hills members=Ace Lightning Random Virus Sparx Mark Hollander Chuck Mugel memberlist= subcat= hero=y villain=… …

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  • 14 Speed Racer — For the 2008 film, see Speed Racer (film). For other uses, see Speed Racer (disambiguation). Speed Racer A picture of Gō Mifune (a.k.a. Speed Racer) …

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  • 15 Speed of sound — Sound is a vibration that travels through an elastic medium as a wave. The speed of sound describes how much distance such a wave travels in a certain amount of time. In SI Units with dry air at 20 °C (68 °F), the speed of sound is 343 m/s. This… …

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  • 16 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 ] …

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  • 17 Speed Racer (2008 video game) — Infobox VG title = Speed Racer caption = North American / European Union box art developer = Sidhe Interactive distributor = publisher = WB Games/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment [cite web|url=http://www.gamepro.com/nintendo/wii/54235/info.s… …

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  • 18 speed — n 1. rapidity, haste, hurry, hurriedness, celerity, velocity, speediness; alacrity, promptness, dispatch; swiftness, fleetness, quickness, fastness, ex peditiousness, precipitousness. v 2. further, forward, expedite, promote, advance; nudge ahead …

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  • 19 lightning — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from gerund of lightenen to lighten Date: 13th century 1. the flashing of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity; also the discharge itself 2. a sudden stroke of fortune II. adjective Date:… …

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  • 20 speed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. haste, hasten, hurry, accelerate. n. velocity, dispatch, expedition, swiftness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. swiftness, celerity, briskness, activity, eagerness, haste, hurry, promptitude, acceleration …

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