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[いな()·ずま()]
inazuma
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[いなずま()]
inazuma
[いな()·づま()]
inaduma
[いなづま()]
inaduma

English Meaning(s) for 稲妻

noun
  1. (flash of) lightning

Definition and Synonyms for 稲妻

Lightning the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash)
Synonyms: 稲妻
Streak a sudden flash (as of lightning)
Synonyms: 稲妻
Lightning abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
Synonyms: ライトニング, 稲光, 稲妻, 稲魂, 雷光, 雷火, 電光
Bolt a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
Synonyms: 稲光, 稲妻, 落雷, 迅雷, , 雷光, 雷電, 電光, 霹靂
Lightning can scintillate for a second or more
Synonyms: 稲妻

Meanings for each kanji in 稲妻

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Categories 稲妻 is a member of

Flash a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
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Lightning abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
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Atmospheric Electricity electrical discharges in the atmosphere
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Sample Sentences for 稲妻

The dog hid under the bed whenever lightning flashed.
Lightning precedes thunder.
Lightning is usually followed by thunder.
After the lightning, came the thunder.
She screamed at the flash of lightning.

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