Lightening vs Thundering - What's the difference?

lightening | thundering |


As verbs the difference between lightening and thundering

is that lightening is while thundering is .

As nouns the difference between lightening and thundering

is that lightening is (medicine) the sensation caused by the descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity before the onset of labour while thundering is (archaic) thunderstorm.

As an adjective thundering is

of, pertaining to, or accompanied by thunder.

lightening

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine) The sensation caused by the descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity before the onset of labour
  • (nautical) The removal of cargo (especially crude oil) from a vessel in order to reduce its draft
  • thundering

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by thunder.
  • Producing a noise or effect like thunder; thunderous
  • Very great; extraordinary.
  • A thundering amount of work
  • Awesomely great, intense, or unusual.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) thunderstorm