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English translation of 'relámpago'

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masculine noun
(rayo) flash of lightning
vi un relámpago en el horizonte I saw a flash of lightning on the horizon
ayer hubo relámpagos there was lightning yesterday
▪ idiom: como un relámpago as quick as lightningin a flash
invariable adjective
guerra relámpago blitzkrieg
visita relámpago lightning visit
viaje relámpago lightning trip

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Example Sentences Including 'relámpago'

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LIBROS En el mismo relámpago Un conjunto de poemas con ritmo acorde y pausado
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Pero darle un toque rapidísimo, zas, ya está, visto y no visto, un toque relámpago , mordedura de cobra, dedos de mago, ale hop!
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Se anudan en movimientos de belleza letal, tejen un presente tenso, se estira en el espacio y estalla como el relámpago.
Adolfo Domínguez Juan Griego
También Lebed explicó sus impresiones del viaje relámpago y constató, con sus propios ojos, el lamentable estado de los soldados.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Unas horas sumidas en un relámpago de tiempo, un pálpito sin bordes, una etapa del corazón.
Félix Grande Agenda flamenca

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'relámpago' in Other Languages

British English: lightning /ˈlaɪtnɪŋ/ NOUN
Lightning is the bright flashes of light in the sky that you see during a thunderstorm.
One man died when he was struck by lightning.
  • American English: lightning
  • Arabic: بَرْقٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: relâmpago
  • Chinese: 闪电
  • Croatian: munja
  • Czech: blesk počasí
  • Danish: lyn
  • Dutch: bliksem
  • European Spanish: relámpago
  • Finnish: salama
  • French: éclair orage
  • German: Blitz
  • Greek: αστραπή
  • Italian: fulmine
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 번개
  • Norwegian: lyn
  • Polish: błyskawica
  • European Portuguese: relâmpago
  • Romanian: fulger
  • Russian: молния
  • Spanish: relámpago
  • Swedish: blixt
  • Thai: สายฟ้าแลบ
  • Turkish: şimşek
  • Ukrainian: блискавка
  • Vietnamese: chớp sấm
British English: lightning ADJECTIVE
Lightning describes things that happen very quickly or last for only a short time.
Driving today demands lightning reflexes.
British English: whirlwind ADJECTIVE
A whirlwind event or action happens or is done much more quickly than normal.
He got married after a whirlwind romance.


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