American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The event or time of the daily first appearance of the sun above the eastern horizon.
- n. An outset or emergence: the sunrise of classical art and sculpture.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The rise or first appearance of the upper limb of the sun above the horizon in the morning; also, the atmospheric phenomena accompanying the rising of the sun; the time of such appearance, whether in fair or cloudy weather; morning.
- n. The region or place where the sun rises; the east: as, to travel toward the sunrise.
- n. figuratively The time of day when the sun appears above the eastern horizon.
- n. The change in color of the sky at dawn.
- n. figuratively Any great awakening.
- adj. Pertaining to an unusually early time of day.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The first appearance of the sun above the horizon in the morning; more generally, the time of such appearance, whether in fair or cloudy weather.
- n. Hence, the region where the sun rises; the east.
- adj. of an industry or technology; new and developing
- n. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
- n. the first light of day
- n. the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon
- Compound of sun + rise (Wiktionary)
“It's what we call a sunrise industry rather than a sunset industry, said Beraskow.”
“Now you know, Aunty, that 's just the way people are always doing with me, and the way poor dear old Polly would spoil me; but I told Esther all about my new resolutions and exactly how good I intended to be, and that I thought I could n't do better than to do everything that she did, and so when she gets up I get up; and really, Aunty, you 've no idea what a sight the sunrise is here in the mountains; it really is worth getting up for.”
“I hope you get to see the sunrise from the summit.”
“The terms sunrise and sunset took on new meaning after watching the horizon bleed magnificent hues of scarlet, orange and purple as the blazing star levitated and sunk behind the clustered Hong Islands.”
“In a few minutes we were on board and talking with an engineer who was watching the sunrise from the deck.”
“The official announcement is on his Web site, with imagery vaguely reminiscent of President Obama's trademark red white and blue sunrise from the 2008 campaign.”
“I am sure you have used the terms sunrise and sunset, yet most would not think that you held a heliocentric cosmology.”
“As soon as you turn your back on the uncertain sunrise and enter your office building, you cease to be Miguel Sáenz, the civil servant discernible behind the wrinkled gray suit, round, wire-rimmed glasses, and fearful gaze, and become Turing, decipherer of secrets, relentless pursuer of encoded messages, the pride of the Black Chamber.”
“Tangy and sweet, you're as fresh as a mountain sunrise and as natural as homemade jam.”
“The Dead Sea, which I used to see every morning at sunrise from the roof of my house, the Arnon Brook in which I used to bathe, the nights I used to spend with devout and pious men beside the Wailing Wall - nights which gave me eyes to see the land of the Holy One, Blessed be He-the Wall which He gave us, and the city in which He established His name.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘sunrise’.
Words that describe the art of the impressionist era.
tiara's color lists rebuilt :)
( visual, colors, multi, descriptive, randomness )
we are all just passing through.
(boundaries, portals and liminal spaces/times)
A cycle we should know by name
"false friends (or faux amis) are pairs of words in two languages or dialects (or letters in two alphabets) that look and/or sound similar, but differ in meaning." (wikipedia)
Things that give you a warm fuzzy sort of feeling.
Words related to livestock brands, along with some examples of how the brands would be "called." Brands are usually read from left to right, from top to bottom, and from the outside to the inside.
Words that have been used as baby names, including virtue names, nature names, place names, etc.
The title is an actual name given to a Puritan boy in the 17th century.
Words I Like
A list of My Little Pony names from the G3 collection. 2003-present
Looking for tweets for sunrise.