Associations to the word «Twilight»
TWILIGHT, noun. The soft light in the sky seen before the rising and (especially) after the setting of the sun, occasioned by the illumination of the earth’s atmosphere by the direct rays of the sun and their reflection on the earth.
TWILIGHT, noun. The time when this light is visible; the period between daylight and darkness.
TWILIGHT, noun. (astronomy) The time when the sun is less than 18° below the horizon.
TWILIGHT, noun. Any faint light through which something is seen; an in-between or fading condition.
TWILIGHT, adjective. Pertaining to or resembling twilight.
TWILIGHT INDUSTRY, noun. An industry that is fading away ("in its twilight"), perhaps because replaced by newer technology, or facing a lack of critical resources or a lack of consumer interest
TWILIGHT SLEEP, noun. An amnesic condition characterized by insensibility to pain without loss of consciousness, induced by an injection of morphine and scopolamine, especially to relieve the pain of childbirth.
TWILIGHT YEARS, noun. (idiomatic) Old age.
TWILIGHT ZONE, noun. A region or context located in between others and therefore not subject to their norms.
TWILIGHT ZONE, noun. (figuratively) a region in which surreal, supernatural, or fantastic events occur
TWILIGHT ZONES, noun. Plural of twilight zone
TWILIGHT, noun. The time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night".
TWILIGHT, noun. The diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth.
TWILIGHT, noun. A condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire".
TWILIGHT, adjective. Lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river".
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