from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The diffused light from the sky during the early evening or early morning when the sun is below the horizon and its light is refracted by the earth's atmosphere.
- n. The time of the day when the sun is just below the horizon, especially the period between sunset and dark.
- n. Dim or diffused illumination.
- n. A period or condition of decline following growth, glory, or success: in the twilight of his life.
- n. A state of ambiguity or obscurity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The soft light in the sky seen before the rising and (especially) after the setting of the sun, occasioned by the illumination of the earth’s atmosphere by the direct rays of the sun and their reflection on the earth.
- n. The time when this light is visible; the period between daylight and darkness.
- n. Any faint light through which something is seen; an in-between or fading condition.
- adj. Pertaining to or resembling twilight.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The light perceived before the rising, and after the setting, of the sun, or when the sun is less than 18° below the horizon, occasioned by the illumination of the earth's atmosphere by the direct rays of the sun and their reflection on the earth.
- n. faint light; a dubious or uncertain medium through which anything is viewed.
- adj. Seen or done by twilight.
- adj. Imperfectly illuminated; shaded; obscure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon at morning and evening.
- n. Hence, any faint light; partial darkness; shade.
- n. Figuratively, an indistinct medium of perception; also, a state of faint or hazy mental illumination.
- Belonging, pertaining, or peculiar to twilight; seen by twilight; crepuscular, as a hat or moth.
- Faintly illuminated; shady; dim; obscure: either literally or figuratively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lighted by or as if by twilight
- n. a condition of decline following successes
- n. the time of day immediately following sunset
- n. the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
Time, tide, and twilight; and there is no twilight
Tim Masters speaks out about what he calls the twilight zone.
Those pleasant hours which obtain in our less favoured land after the sun has set, and which we call twilight, are entirely unknown here, hours which England's youths and maidens generally appropriate to themselves, and which, in after years, recall some of the sweetest memories of their lives.
Then should come that dark time which they called the twilight of the gods.
i would really love to meet all the actors that are in twilight because i have read these books 12times and twilight is my life now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If you type in "twilight" in google, you will see nothing but FAN SUPPORT.
It's fitting that the GOP in its twilight is being led by someone with no interest in governing, just in profiting.
On May 4th 2009, NiCole wrote: uhh duh its cause he needs to shave that rug off his face … y do u think all the girls fell 4 him in twilight duhhh think about it!!!
She was in the space they called twilight, a whole galaxy of stars on the insides of her lids.
Elizabeth Reaser said that twilight is her favourite in the New Moon DVD release Q&A.