Lightning (disambiguation)

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Lightning is an atmospheric discharge of electricity.

Lightning or Lightnin' may also refer to:

In the military[edit]


  • Colt Lightning Carbine, a rifle manufactured between 1884 and 1904
  • AMT Lightning, a line of semi-automatic firearms in the 1980s and 1990s

Sports teams[edit]

United States[edit]







  • Lightning Route, an early tram service in Montgomery, Alabama, United States
  • Lightning, a GWR Iron Duke Class locomotive on the Great Western Railway from 1847 to 1878
  • Lightning, one of the GWR 3031 Class locomotives built for and run on the Great Western Railway between 1891 and 1915

Ships and boats[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]


Film and television[edit]


Other arts and entertainment[edit]



  • Lightnin' Hopkins (1912-1982), American country blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Sam John Hopkins
  • Lightnin' Slim (1913-1974), African-American blues musician born Otis V. Hicks
  • Crystle Lightning (born 1981), American/Canadian actress and musician
  • Cody Lightning (born 1986), Cree Native American actor
  • Georgina Lightning, Canadian First Nations film director, screenwriter and actress, mother of Crystle and Cody Lightning
  • Royston Lightning, Australian rugby league player
  • Lightning (Gladiators), Kim Betts (born 1971), English bodybuilder and a star of the UK version of the TV show Gladiators
  • Lightning, ring name of American professional wrestler Jeff Farmer, half of the tag-team the original Thunder and Lightning
  • Lightning (wrestler), Puerto Rican professional wrestler, half of the tag-team Thunder and Lightning
  • Lightning, female professional wrestler, half of the tag-team Thunderbolt and Lightning from the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling
  • Lightning, female member of the TV show UK Gladiators
  • Tim Horner, American professional wrestler, nicknamed White Lightning

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]