What does lightening mean?

Definitions for lightening
light·en·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lightening(noun)

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

  2. whitening, lightening(noun)

    changing to a lighter color

Wiktionary

  1. lightening(Noun)

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

  2. lightening(Noun)

    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.

How to pronounce lightening?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say lightening in sign language?

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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. Dejan Stojanovic:

    The holy world glows like a lightening bug.

  2. Doug McLeod:

    I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence.

  3. Kristy Ray:

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

  4. Edwin Hubbel Chapin:

    Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of lightening

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