with lightning speed

with lightning speed

Incredibly quickly or speedily. Did you see that martial arts expert? He threw those kicks with lightning speed! With 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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A second batch created for purposes of the accompanying photo disappeared into my colleagues' lunch bowls with lightning speed, which is just the kind of affirmation I like.
The bills passed the Republican-controlled legislature with lightning speed and Republican Governor Rick Snyder signed them within a day.
And Sam reacted with lightning speed, killing the gator with a single shot.
The sets were almost screen quality, changed with lightning speed.
The ball was moved with lightning speed from the back and possession maintained.
The home's rolled Persian rug is its answer to the Kraken from ``Pirates of the Caribbean,'' snagging the unsuspecting with lightning speed and pulling them into the unknown.
Consequently, it can switch with lightning speed between arrangements that have dramatically different optical properties or electrical resistances.
With lightning speed, messaging and issues can take on a life of their own in the new blogger influenced digital communication model.
9 square miles and 36,000 residents--roughly a third identified as GLTB--there are nearly 250 city-supported housing units, a pay-what-you-can lunch program for the elderly and homeless, free condoms and HIV testing all over town, city hall outreach to the growing Russian refugee community, transgender employees at city hall, a sheriffs substation with openly gay deputies, and public protest rallies organized with lightning speed by the city in response to hot-button issues like same-sex marriage and antigay violence.
a company that provides lenders with title reports with lightning speed and efficiency.
Flexible packaging specialist Skanem Hall's ability to match the quality available from gravure to its flexo presses and to turn around short run jobs with lightning speed at a significantly lower cost has persuaded one of the 15K's leading dried food producers to switch from gravure to flexo printing for several of its premium ranges of sauces and soup sold in Ireland.
Hoel and other VCs have also said goodbye to the remarkably short turnaround times of the recent past, when firms went from start up to P0 with lightning speed.
Then with lightning speed the most incredible scene I have ever experienced transpired.
With people moving from job to job with lightning speed, your co-workers are likely to meet you at the job after next.
Acting with lightning speed, our man telephoned the registration office and bought the site for a mere pounds 150 plus VAT.