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.
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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 FCC is approving applications for AM owners to modify or get new FM translators with lightning speed. FCC Chairman Tim Wheeler told attendees of NAB 2016 some 500 such applications have been approved.
Anyway, who has time to buy stamps and post letters these days, especially when computers and mobile phones can keep us in touch with the near and dear ones with lightning speed? Soon, posting letters could become a relic of the past.
The bills passed the Republican-controlled legislature with lightning speed and Republican Governor Rick Snyder signed them within a day.
Handy snapper Black Olympus SZ-10 - pounds 179.99, from Amazon (www.amazon.co.uk) This digital camera will capture all those precious moments during the festive season with lightning speed.
Around 185 people were in attendance and watched 'Pure Silk' as he pummelled the pads with lightning speed, showing the fluidity and talent that brought the unbeaten super bantamweight 12 wins, including two knockouts.
And Sam reacted with lightning speed, killing the gator with a single shot.
The second half saw 4th try to make the breakthrough but Murphy and Maguire were magnificent at the heart of the Santos defence and Mc Geehan's driving inspiration saw Santos weather the early storm, then strike with lightning speed when McAuley raced away to blast home.
The ball was moved with lightning speed from the back and possession maintained.
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.
Today, in this little city of 1.9 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 veteran accountant, Drucker currently serves as chief executive officer of Realty Data Corp., 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. Historically, VCs have waited four to seven years from the first funding round to the final cash-out, typically through an acquisition or an IPO.