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Noun: night  nIt
  1. The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    - nighttime, dark
     
  2. A period of ignorance, backwardness or gloom
     
  3. The period spent sleeping
    "I had a restless night"
     
  4. The dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit
    "three nights later he collapsed"
     
  5. Darkness
    "it vanished into the night"
     
  6. A shortening of nightfall
    "they worked from morning to night"
     
  7. The time between sunset and midnight
    "he watched television every night"
Noun: Night
  1. Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx
    - Nox

Sounds like: kn

Derived forms: nights

Type of: crepuscle, crepuscule, dark, darkness, dusk, evenfall, fall, gloam [archaic], gloaming, nightfall, period, period of time, Roman deity, time period, time unit, twilight, unit of time

Antonym: day

Part of: 24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours

Encyclopedia: Night, Alberta