from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The apparent duration of a dream.


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  • And it was as if all of her life in the real world became, for a little while, something like a dream-while her life here took on the solidity of reality.

    Ill Met By Moonlight Lackey, Mercedes 2005

  • 3. They know many, including themselves which went into foreclosure on their American dream-while only a few met the criteria under the 'make home affordable act' which did indeed save a small percentage of homeowners from losing their homes.

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  • "The apparent duration of a dream."

    - Century Dictionary

    August 20, 2010