HyperDic: sunset

English > 5 senses of the word sunset:
NOUNtimesunset, sundownthe time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
phenomenonsunsetatmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
eventsunsetthe daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon
ADJECTIVEallsunsetof a declining industry or technology
allsunsetproviding for termination
sunset > pronunciation
Soundssah'nseh.t
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > sunset: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a declining industry or technology.
Example"sunset industries"
BroaderoldOf long duration
English > sunset: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningProviding for termination.
Example"a program with a sunset provision"
BroaderlastComing after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
English > sunset: 5 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon.
Synonymsundown
Part ofevening, eve, even, eventideThe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
Broaderhour, time of dayclock time
Oppositedawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrowThe first light of day
Spanishocaso, puesta del sol
Catalanocàs, posta de sol
English > sunset: 5 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
Meaningatmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun.
Broaderatmospheric phenomenonA physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
Spanishocaso, puesta del sol
Catalanocàs, posta de sol
English > sunset: 5 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon.
Broaderperiodic event, recurrent eventAn event that recurs at intervals
Spanishocaso, puesta del sol

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