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Definition

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Lightening

Process of making something lighter or descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped

Examples

We are lightening the background of the ad. Or Lightening is part of the preparation for giving birth.

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Lightning

Abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light

Examples

They saw lightning during the storm

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