at lightning speed

at lightning speed

Incredibly quickly or speedily. Did you see that martial arts expert? He threw those kicks at lightning speed! At lightning speed, Mary finished her exam and raced out of the classroom.
See also: lightning, speed

at/with ˌlightning ˈspeed

very fast: The lecturer talked at lightning speed.They’re a very efficient company. They reply to your letters with lightning speed.
See also: lightning, speed
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Such was the red brilliancy of these lamps that they appeared to build walls of fire on both sides of the track, between which we held our course at lightning speed, while a reverberating thunder filled the Valley with its echoes.
A tweet reaches a company's stakeholders at lightning speed.
Commenting on the partnership, Boban MP, CEO, Oman UAE Exchange said, "We have always explored possibilities of introducing innovative technology to transfer money to India at lightning speed.
New York, Feb 19 ( ANI ): A computer programmer from New York City has developed software that can track e-mails bouncing from server to server at lightning speed to reach the recipient.
Just because he's moved on at lightning speed, it doesn't mean everyone else has.
Whereas before companies could manage a crisis with the aid of the media, social networking is able to unite consumers both at lightning speed and in exponential ways.
So when the knock comes at the door, it's in the form of a battering ram and at lightning speed to ensure no evidence is lost.
Having said that there's no doubt that the shows would sell out at lightning speed.
Economist Ian Ayres shows how today's best and brightest organizations are analyzing massive databases at lightning speed to provide greater insights into human behavior.
Student achievement over the years has improved at snail's pace--if at all--and meanwhile, public education expenses have increased at lightning speed," stated Lori Drummer, education task force director for ALEC.
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At a signal from a trainer, the cable is mechanically wound into a box at lightning speed, and Majani thunders past the onlookers just a step or so behind it.
When Captain Murphy and the military outfit that captured him make contact with those stranded on Melchior, the plot moves at lightning speed to its conclusion where the truth behind the mysteries of the Three Kings is revealed.
This powerful combination allows analysts, archivists and all users to search vast multimedia repositories at lightning speed to isolate key footage without having to sift through endless hours of video.