Associations to the word «Night»

Wiktionary

NIGHT, noun. (countable) The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.
NIGHT, noun. (countable) An evening or night spent at a particular activity.
NIGHT, noun. (countable) A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.
NIGHT, noun. (uncountable) Nightfall.
NIGHT, noun. (uncountable) Darkness.
NIGHT, noun. (uncountable) A dark blue colour, midnight blue.
NIGHT, noun. (sports) (colloquial) A night's worth of competitions, generally one game.
NIGHT, interjection. Short for good night
NIGHT, verb. To spend a night (in a place), to overnight.
NIGHT, proper noun. (paganism) The goddess of the night in Heathenry.
NIGHT AND DAY, adverb. (idiomatic) Alternative form of day and night
NIGHT AND DAY, adjective. (figuratively) entirely different, opposite
NIGHT BIRD, noun. A type of bird associated with the night
NIGHT BIRD, noun. A human denizen of night.
NIGHT BIRDS, noun. Plural of night bird
NIGHT BLIND, adjective. Alternative spelling of night-blind
NIGHT BLINDNESS, noun. The optic condition nyctalopia, the inability to see clearly in faint light, as at night
NIGHT BLINDNESSES, noun. Plural of night blindness
NIGHT CART, noun. (historical) A cart used to remove the contents of privies by night.
NIGHT CLUB, noun. Alternative form of nightclub
NIGHT CLUBS, noun. Plural of night club
NIGHT EATING SYNDROME, noun. An eating disorder characterized by persistent late-night binge eating.
NIGHT EMISSION, noun. An ejaculation or orgasm while asleep, often accompanied by an erotic dream.
NIGHT EMISSIONS, noun. Plural of night emission
NIGHT GLASS, noun. A spyglass or binoculars with large diameter lenses, used to see objects better in the dark.
NIGHT GLASSES, noun. Plural of night glass
NIGHT GREEN, noun. The dyestuff iodine green.
NIGHT HAG, noun. (folklore) a demon that gives rise to sleep paralysis
NIGHT HAWK, noun. Alternative spelling of nighthawk
NIGHT HAWKS, noun. Plural of night hawk
NIGHT HERON, noun. Any of the nocturnal species of herons of the genera Nycticorax, Nyctanassa, and Gorsachius.
NIGHT LETTER, noun. An unsigned leaflet distributed clandestinely
NIGHT LIGHT, noun. Alternative spelling of nightlight
NIGHT LIZARD, noun. Any of the family Xantusiidae of very small, viviparous lizards.
NIGHT LIZARDS, noun. Plural of night lizard
NIGHT MARKET, noun. A market that only operates at night.
NIGHT MARKETS, noun. Plural of night market
NIGHT MONKEY, noun. Douroucouli
NIGHT MOTH, noun. Any noctuid moth.
NIGHT NIGHT, interjection. (colloquial) goodnight
NIGHT OF POWER, proper noun. (Islam) Laylatul Qadr
NIGHT OUT, noun. (literally) Going away from one's usual residence for an entire night, and returning the next day.
NIGHT OUT, noun. (idiomatic) Spending the evening away from one's usual residence. The phrase typically implies going to a restaurant, going to watch entertainment, or other types of urban nightlife, starting from about 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and lasting until approximately 11:00 pm or later.
NIGHT OWL, noun. (idiomatic) One who stays up late at night or goes to bed late.
NIGHT OWLS, noun. Plural of night owl
NIGHT PARROT, noun. Pezoporus occidentalis, a small parrot endemic to Australia.
NIGHT PEOPLE, noun. Plural of night person
NIGHT PERSON, noun. (idiomatic) A person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the evening and early morning (night) hours, and who usually sleeps during part of the daytime.
NIGHT SAFE, noun. A safe with access, typically in the outside wall of a bank, through which people may deposit money when the bank is closed
NIGHT SCHOOL, noun. A school, typically used for the purpose of continuing education with classes held predominately in the evening to accommodate students with typical day shift work schedules.
NIGHT SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of night school
NIGHT SHIFT, noun. A regularly scheduled period of work, during evening or night hours, especially 4 PM to midnight or midnight to 8 AM.
NIGHT SHIFT, noun. A group of workers who work during the night.
NIGHT SHIFTS, noun. Plural of night shift
NIGHT SOIL, noun. (archaic) (euphemistic) Human faeces.
NIGHT SOIL MAN, noun. (dated) A person whose occupation it was to collect the contents of chamber pots (faeces) in the morning from domestic households, principally in the 18th and 19th centuries.
NIGHT SOIL MEN, noun. Plural of night soil man
NIGHT START, noun. A hypnic jerk.
NIGHT STARTS, noun. Plural of night start
NIGHT STICK, noun. (US) A stick used as a truncheon by police
NIGHT TERROR, noun. (pathology) A sleeping disorder, where sleep is interrupted by anxiety, panic or screaming.
NIGHT TERRORS, noun. Plural of night terror
NIGHT TREMOR, noun. A night terror.
NIGHT TREMORS, noun. Plural of night tremor
NIGHT VISION, noun. The ability, either naturally, by technology or by superpowers, to see in a low light or even dark environment.
NIGHT WATCH, noun. A watch kept on some premises, or on a town, by guards during the night
NIGHT WATCH, noun. The guards on such a watch
NIGHT WATCHES, noun. Plural of night watch
NIGHT WATCHMAN, noun. (obsolete) Prior to police forces, a person appointed by a town or city to walk the streets at night and guard the burghers from felons and robbers.
NIGHT WATCHMAN, noun. A person who guards (usually at a building) at night.
NIGHT WATCHMAN, noun. (cricket) The last batsman in a three or five day game to play on a particular day and thus carry over the batting to the following day.
NIGHT WATCHMAN STATE, noun. (political philosophy) A form of government where the government's responsibilities are so minimal that they cannot be reduced much further without becoming a form of anarchy.
NIGHT WATCHMAN STATES, noun. Plural of night watchman state
NIGHT WATCHMEN, noun. Plural of night watchman
NIGHT WIND, noun. A wind that blows at night.
NIGHT WORK, noun. Alternative form of nightwork
NIGHT WRITING, noun. A system of code using symbols of twelve dots arranged as two columns of six dots embossed on a square of paperboard, designed for military use. It is the forerunner of braille.

Dictionary definition

NIGHT, noun. The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.
NIGHT, noun. A period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom.
NIGHT, noun. The period spent sleeping; "I had a restless night".
NIGHT, noun. The dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit; "three nights later he collapsed".
NIGHT, noun. Darkness; "it vanished into the night".
NIGHT, noun. A shortening of nightfall; "they worked from morning to night".
NIGHT, noun. The time between sunset and midnight; "he watched television every night".
NIGHT, noun. Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx.

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