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Meaning of TWILIGHT

Pronunciation:  'twI`lIt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [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
  2. [n]  a state of diffused or dim illumination
  3. [n]  a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire"
  4. [n]  the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"

TWILIGHT is a 8 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: dusk, dusk, evenfall, fall, gloaming, nightfall
 See Also: declination, decline, eve, evening, eventide, hour, light, night, semidarkness, time of day, visible light, visible radiation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Twi"light`\, n. [OE. twilight, AS. twi- (see {Twice})
    + le['o]ht light; hence the sense of doubtful or half light;
    cf. LG. twelecht, G. zwielicht. See {Light}.]
    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 sun . . . from behind the moon, In dim
             eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds.   --Milton.
             The twilight of probability.          --Locke.
  2. \Twi"light`\, a.
    1. Seen or done by twilight. --Milton.
    2. Imperfectly illuminated; shaded; obscure.
             O'er the twilight groves and dusky caves. --Pope.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing the twilight in your dream means an end to old conditions and situations.