from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The time of sunrise.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The time of day when the sun appears above the eastern horizon.
- n. The change in color of the sky at sunup.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Sunrise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sunrise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the first light of day
And why would a farmer care whether sunup is 7 am or 8 am?
American companies carved up “the rich volcanic soil” and worked their indentured laborers of color “from sunup to sunset.”
In a day and age when I can get my spot news anywhere at anytime, from sunup to sundown, maybe what I'm really looking for is someone to tell me what might happen next and then someone to stick with the story so that I understand every nuance it has to offer.
I had a beautiful three acre island covered with recently mowed winter wheat and about a thousand goose decoys. 10 minutes after sunup on opening day an idiot came down the river with a portable blind in his boat.
Women congregate, commune and communicate here from sunup to sundown on every conceivable topic.
Baha'is abstain from food and drink from sunup to sundown during the Fast and recite especially revealed prayers.
Doors flying open, slamming shut, cars driving in, driving out from sundown to sunup.
If you have a film or digital media student working hard from sunup through the next sunup, opt for a reliable external hard drive.
I don't usually start hunting them till after the first frost at least, but after that usually go befor sunup and find a good place to sit around oaks and hickorys.
By the time I got back to the Place de la Concorde, sunup was a little less than an hour off.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.