twilight

  1. a state of diffused or dim illumination
  2. the time of day immediately following sunset
  3. the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
  4. a condition of decline following successes

Twilight

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twilight

[n] - the time of day immediately following sunset 2. [n] - a condition of decline following successes 3. [n] - the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
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Twilight

By astronomical definition, the state of the sky when the Sun is below the horizon but by no more than 18 degrees.
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twilight

1. The light perceived before the rising, and after the setting, of the sun, or when the sun is less than 18 deg below the horizon, occasioned by the illumination of the earth's atmosphere by the direct rays of the sun and their reflection on the earth. ... 2. Faint light; a dubious or uncertain medium through which anything is viewed. 'As when the...
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twilight

dusk noun the time of day immediately following sunset; `he loved the twilight`; `they finished before the fall of night`
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Twilight

• (a.) Imperfectly illuminated; shaded; obscure. • (n.) faint light; a dubious or uncertain medium through which anything is viewed. • (a.) Seen or done by twilight. • (n.) The light perceived before the rising, and after the setting, of the sun, or when the sun is less than 18
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Twilight

(from the article `Campbell, John W.`) ...pseudonym of `Don A. Stuart` (derived from his wife`s name, Dona Stuart). In these stories, technology was secondary to the development of ...
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Twilight

[game developer] Twilight was a UK video game development group, active from 1989 until around 1995. Originally developing game conversions for Hi-Tec Software, Ocean Software and Thalamus Ltd on the 8-bit platforms: the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and Commodore 64. Later they developed games for Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy, Sega Genes...
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Twilight

[Thriving Ivory song] `Twilight` is a single by San Francisco based band Thriving Ivory. It is from their self-titled 2008 album released on Windup Records. ...
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Twilight

[soundtrack] The ``Twilight`` soundtrack is the official music for the 2008 film Twilight. The score was composed by Carter Burwell, with the rest of the soundtrack chosen by music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas. The album was released on November 4, 2008 by Patsavas` Chop Shop label in conjunction with Atlantic Records. The album debuted at...
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Twilight

[Elgar] `Twilight` is a song with music by the English composer Edward Elgar written in 1910 as his Op. 59, No. 6. Elgar set the words of the poem `The Twilight of Love`, from Volume 2 of a series of poems called `Embers` by Sir Gilbert Parker. The Opus 59 songs were part of a song-cycle of six romantic songs by Parker that was never comple...
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Twilight

[short story] `Twilight` is a science fiction short story by John W. Campbell originally published in 1934 in Astounding Stories. In 1970, it was selected as one of the best science fiction short stories published before the creation of the Nebula Awards by the Science Fiction Writers of America. As such, it was published in The Science Fic...
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TWILIGHT

Often called dusk, it is the evening period of waning light from the time of sunset to dark. The time of increasing light in the morning is called dawn. Twilight ends in the evening or begins in the morning at a specific time and can be categorized into three areas of decreasing light. Civil twilight is the time in the evening when car headlights n...
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twilight

The interval that follows sunset and comes before sunrise, during which the sky is partially illuminated by light from the Sun. Twilight lengthens with the distance of the observer from the equator, and is shortest as seen from anywhere on Earth at the equinoxes. Astronomical twilight is defined to ...
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twilight

twilight, period between sunset and total darkness or between total darkness and sunrise. Total darkness does not occur immediately when the sun sinks below the horizon because light from the sun that strikes the atmosphere is scattered (both by the air itself and by suspended matter, e.g., dust and...
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Twilight

Twilight is a faint illumination of the earth by sunlight reflected from the atmosphere after sunset and before sunrise.
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twilight

Type: Term Pronunciation: twī′līt Definitions: 1. Figuratively, a faint light. 2. Pertaining to faint or indistinct mental perception, as in twilight state.
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Twilight

[LEXX episode] Image of the tower marking the Lecheng Temple in Taichung, Taiwan as a national category three historic site. Photo taken on October 10, 2006. == Now commons == ...
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Twilight

[Electric Light Orchestra song] The song gained cult status in Japan amongst fans of Japanese animation and comics when it was used without authorization as the theme music for the famous opening animation to the 1983 Daicon IV science fiction convention. It also appeared (with authorization and credit) in a 1982 advertisement for the Toyot...
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Twilight

[Justice League Unlimited episode] ...
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Twilight

[New God] Twilight is a fictional character from the DC Comics series Supergirl. She first appeared in Supergirl # 15, 1997. ...
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Twilight

Twilight is the illumination of the Earth`s lower atmosphere when the Sun itself is not directly visible because it is below the horizon. Twilight is produced by sunlight scattering in the upper atmosphere, illuminating the lower atmosphere so that the surface of the Earth is neither completely lit nor completely dark. The word `twilight` is al......
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Twilight

Often called dusk, it is the evening period of waning light from the time of sunset to dark. The tim
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Twilight

[CD-ROM] Twilight was the name of a Dutch series of monthly published CD-ROMs and DVDs, containing a collection of popular but often very expensive software, mostly computer games and applications published in the month of its release. The protections of the applications and games were often removed (see warez). Furthermore, in order to be ...
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