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blitzen

  
blit•zen  
1       vi   impers  
es blitzt      there is lightning,   (mehrmals auch)    there are flashes of lightning  
es blitzt und donnert      there is thunder and lightning  
hat es eben geblitzt?      was that (a flash of) lightning?  
es fing an zu blitzen      lightning began  
bei dir blitzt es      hum inf   your slip is showing, Charlie's dead   (Brit)   inf     
gleich blitzt es!      dial   there'll be trouble  
2       vi  
a    (=strahlen)   to flash  
[Gold, Zähne]  
to sparkle  
vor Sauberkeit blitzen      to be sparkling clean  
Zorn blitzte aus seinen Augen      his eyes flashed with anger  
b    inf   (=unbekleidet flitzen)   to streak
c      (Phot, inf)   to use (a) flash
3       vt     (Phot, inf)   to take a flash photograph of  
inf, in Radarfalle   to flash
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
vor Sauberkeit blitzen exp.
to be sparkling clean

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
lightning began
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'blitzen' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
donnern und blitzen
[Meteo]
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"blitzen": examples and translations in context
Sie blitzen, glitzern und glühen mit ihrem eigenen, lebenden Licht. They flash, and sparkle, and glow with their own living light.
Wenn man automatisch blitzen möchte, muss das Blitzprogramm auf AUTO gestellt werden. If you want to flash automatically, you have to set the flash program to AUTO.
Du, deren Augen wie Smaragde blitzen. You, whose eyes flash like emerald lightning.
Erkennung und Darstellung von Blitzen und Scherwinden. Depiction of lightning and wind shear generated discharges.
Inspiration kommt in Blitzen aus unsichtbarem Licht. Inspiration comes in flashes of still Light - invisible Light.
Der erste Bericht sprach von hellen Blitzen am Himmel, dann Explosionen auf dem ganzen Gebiet. The first report was something about brilliant flashes of light in the sky, then explosions all over the compound.
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