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Noun: sunset  'sún,set
  1. The daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon
     
  2. The time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    - sundown
     
  3. Atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
Adjective: sunset  'sún,set
  1. Of a declining industry or technology
    "sunset industries"
     
  2. Providing for termination
    "a program with a sunset provision"

Derived forms: sunsets

See also: last, old

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

Antonym: sunrise

Part of: eve, even, evening, eventide

Encyclopedia: Sunset, UT