HyperDic: twilight

English > 4 senses of the word twilight:
NOUNtimetwilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepusclethe time of day immediately following sunset
phenomenontwilightthe diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
statetwilighta condition of decline following successes
ADJECTIVEalltwilight, dusky, twilitlighted by or as if by twilight
twilight > pronunciation
Soundstway'lay.t
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > twilight: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglighted by or as if by twilight.
Example "the twilight glow of the sky"
Synonymsdusky, twilit
BroaderdarkDevoid of or deficient in light or brightness
Spanishcrepuscular
Catalancrepuscular
English > twilight: 4 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time of day immediately following sunset.
Example"he loved the twilight"
Synonymsdusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle
Part ofevening, eve, even, eventideThe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
NarrowernightA shortening of nightfall
Broaderhour, time of dayclock time
Spanishanochecer, anochecida, anochecido, atardecer, atardecida, crepuscle, crepúsculo, evenfall, gloam, ocaso
Catalancapvespre, crepuscle, crepuscle vespertí, evenfall, gloam, vespre
English > twilight: 4 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningThe diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth.
Broaderlight, visible light, visible radiation(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
Spanishcrepúsculo
Catalancrepuscle
English > twilight: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA condition of decline following successes.
Example"in the twilight of the empire"
Broaderdecline, declinationA condition inferior to an earlier condition

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