Definition of lightning strike noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    lightning strike

    BrE BrE//ˌlaɪtnɪŋ ˈstraɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌlaɪtnɪŋ ˈstraɪk//
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  1. 1an incident in which lightning hits somebody/something
  2. 2(British English) a strike by a group of workers that is sudden and without warning
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lightning strike