afterglow

  1. a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
  2. the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event

Afterglow

An afterglow is a broad high arch of whitish or rosy light appearing in the sky due to very fine particles of dust suspended in the high regions of the atmosphere. An afterglow may appear above the highest clouds in the hour of deepening twilight, or reflected from the high snowfields in mountain regions long after sunset. The particles produce a ...
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afterglow

<radiobiology> Recombination radiation emitted from a cooling plasma when the source of ionisation (heating, etc) is removed. ... See: recombination radiation. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Afterglow

(from the article `Christie, Julie`) ...of Gertrude in Kenneth Branagh`s film version of Shakespeare`s Hamlet (1996). She received her third Academy Award nomination for her role as a ...
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afterglow

noun the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event; `he basked in the afterglow of his victory`
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Afterglow

[drug culture] Afterglow, when used in the context of recreational drug use, refers to positive physical and mental effects that linger after the main effects of a drug have subsided, or after the peak experience has subsided. This state is often characterized by feelings of detachment or increased psychological clarity. The term is most co...
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Afterglow

[Tina Turner song] `Afterglow` is a song recorded by Tina Turner, written and produced by Terry Britten and Graham Lyle. It appeared on her 1986 album Break Every Rule, and featured Steve Winwood on keyboards. The song was the eighth and final song from the album to be released as a single, if only in the United States. It failed to crack t...
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Afterglow

Afterglow is British slang for the winding down period after love making.
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afterglow

slowly decaying luminescence persisting after the excitation of the luminescent material has ceased, the duration of which may be from about 100 milliseconds to several minutes
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afterglow

Synonym (also Abendröte, Abendroth) for the three grape varieties Aromriesling. Hanns and Vulpea; see each one there.
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Afterglow

The light emitted after removal of an energy source. A wick may tend to `glow” and burn down slightly even after it has been extinguished.
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Afterglow

The slowly decaying luminescence of the screen of the cathode-ray tube after excitation by an electr
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afterglow

[n] - a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset 2. [n] - the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event
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afterglow

• A broad glowing arc, sometimes seen high in the western sky at twilight, caused by fine particles of dust scattering light in the upper atmosphere. • ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA AND STRUCTURES • Lingering radiation, also called postluminescence, that remains after a...
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