lightning quick

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lightning quick

(hyphenated if used before a noun) Incredibly fast; too quick to keep up with. Did you see that martial arts expert? His kicks were lightning quick! My brother has a lightning-quick wit.
See also: lightning, quick
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The England Under-21 star grabbed his first goal in 14 games to fire his struggling side into a lightning quick lead.
But Keane has stunned everyone at the club with a lightning quick comeback.
Ronnie O'Sullivan, the star of the show with lightning quick frames, insisted his team were "more together" now.
The lightning quick Dutch winger has been a terror on the left-wing all season long.
The lightning quick 21-year-old, a distant relative of AC MIlan superstar George Weah, was at Highbury with his agent last night for a final medical.
The royal blue Standard 10 will now take pride of place alongside his 175mph Ferrari Testarossa, lightning quick Aston Martin and sumptuous 150mph Bentley.
Fast Eddie' is lightning quick and if he gets the turn on a corner back, the umpires move for the green flag immediately.
425, 3 HR, 28 RBI, lightning quick - 27 stolen bases
Speed is the name of the game in Star Wars: Racer as the lightning quick vehicles are capable of reaching simulated speeds of up to 600 miles per hour, while skimming a mere 4 feet above the ground.
Gilles is lightning quick and he has great technical skills.
Other features include up to 64MB of mirrored, battery-backed, write-cache memory for lightning quick user response time, and global sparing to eliminate the requirement for one spare per RAID rank.
One is an Under-21 international and Knill says: "All I will say is that he is lightning quick and he plays on the left.
But Hyppia added: "He can score from everywhere, he has a powerful shot and is lightning quick, so we will have to be on our guard.
Incorporating a powerful RISC CPU and up to 32MB of read/write cache memory, RAID Lite provides lightning quick response time for transaction-intensive database applications.
1"H, Hitachi's Handhled PC is powered by a lightning quick 80MHz SH 7709 Hitachi chip, includes 8MB of memory in the base unit, a superfast software modem with fax, one Type-II PCMCIA slot, and one Compact Flash Card Slot.
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