What does lightening mean?

Definitions for lightening
light·en·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lighteningnoun

    descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped

  2. whitening, lighteningnoun

    changing to a lighter color

Wiktionary

  1. lighteningnoun

    The sensation caused by the descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity before the onset of labour

  2. lighteningnoun

    The removal of cargo (especially crude oil) from a vessel in order to reduce its draft

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lightening

    of Lighten

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. lightening

    The operation (normally carried out at anchor) of transferring crude oil cargo from a large tanker to a smaller tanker, so reducing the draft of the larger tanker to enable it to enter port.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lightening in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lightening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of lightening in a Sentence

  1. Donna Pescow:

    I don't think you can ever perceive this sort of lightening in a bottle, i think they were hoping it would do at least well enough to make it's money back. Then, suddenly, it became so popular it took on a whole other life.

  2. Gene Juarez colorist Astrid Burgess:

    Intense violet involves a lightening process prior to a stain to create vivid results and aren’t always easily removed out of the hair, while at the same time can fade rapidly depending on home care and hair porosity.

  3. Kristy Ray:

    We think about their safety in every other aspect, we don’t what them playing if it’s too slick, if there’s lightening, if it’s too hot.

  4. Kristy Ray:

    We don’t what them playing if it’s too slick, if there’s lightening, if it’s too hot.

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    The holy world glows like a lightening bug.

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