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  • n. the glow seen in the sky after sunset
  • n. the light emitted by an incandescent object while cooling
  • n. the light emitted by a phosphor after excitation
  • n. the mildly euphoric feeling experienced after a pleasurable experience, especially after an orgasm or drug-induced high.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glow of refulgence in the western sky after sunset.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The glow frequently seen in the sky after sunset.
  • n. A second or secondary glow, as in heated metal before it ceases to be incandescent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
  • n. the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event

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