how to pronounce twilight

twaɪlaɪt

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“… were behind Twilight sleep were involved …”

meanings of twilight

noun:

  1. The time when the sun is less than 18° below the horizon.
  2. The time when this light is visible; the period between daylight and darkness.
  3. The soft light in the sky seen before the rising and 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.
  4. Any faint light through which something is seen; an in-between or fading condition.

adjective:

  1. Pertaining to or resembling twilight; faintly illuminated; obscure.

verb:

  1. To illuminate faintly.

words that rhyme with twilight

skylighthighlight