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Detailed Translations for lightning from English to French


lightning [the ~] nom

  1. the lightning (summer lightning; sheet lightning; heat lightning)
    la foudre; l'éclair
  2. the lightning
    l'éclair; le feu céleste; la fulguration
  3. the lightning (flashes of lightning)
    l'éclairs; la fulgurations

Translation Matrix for lightning:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
feu céleste lightning
foudre heat lightning; lightning; sheet lightning; summer lightning bolt; clap of thunder; flash of lightning; streak; thunderbolt
fulguration lightning
fulgurations flashes of lightning; lightning
éclair heat lightning; lightning; sheet lightning; summer lightning bolt; clap of thunder; flash; flash of lightning; flashlight; flicker; flickering; glint; glittering; light signal; shine; sparkle; streak; thunderbolt
éclairs flashes of lightning; lightning

Related Words for "lightning":

  • lightnings

Synonyms for "lightning":

  • atmospheric electricity
  • flash

Related Definitions for "lightning":

  1. the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more1
  2. abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light1

Wiktionary Translations for lightning:

  1. discharge
  2. flash of light
  1. Fluide électrique
  2. Lumière vive et soudaine causé par la foudre
  3. Éclat de lumière
  1. Qui produire des éclairs.

Cross Translation:
lightning foudre hemelvuur — (formeel, nld) bliksem
lightning éclair; foudre BlitzPhysik, Meteorologie: sichtbare Lichterscheinung bei einer elektrischen Entladung

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