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Noun: twilight  'twI,lIt
  1. The time of day immediately following sunset
    "he loved the twilight";
    - dusk, gloaming, gloam [archaic], nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle
  2. The diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
  3. A condition of decline following successes
    "in the twilight of the empire"
Adjective: twilight  'twI,lIt
  1. Lighted by or as if by twilight
    "the twilight glow of the sky";
    - dusky, twilit

Derived forms: twilights

See also: dark

Type of: declination, decline, hour, light, time of day, visible light, visible radiation

Part of: eve, even, evening, eventide

Encyclopedia: Twilight, PA