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Adjective: sunrise  'sún,rIz
  1. Of an industry or technology; new and developing
    "high-technology sunrise industries"
Noun: sunrise  'sún,rIz
  1. The first light of day
    "we got up before sunrise";
    - dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunup, cockcrow
     
  2. Atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
     
  3. The daily event of the sun rising above the horizon

Derived forms: sunrises

See also: new

Type of: atmospheric phenomenon, hour, periodic event, recurrent event, time of day

Antonym: sunset

Encyclopedia: Sunrise, Virginia