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Dawn vs. Sunup

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Dawn

Dawn is the time that marks the beginning of twilight before sunrise. It is recognized by the appearance of indirect sunlight being scattered in Earth's atmosphere, when the centre of the Sun's disc has reached 18° below the observer's horizon.
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Sunup

The time of sunrise.
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Dawn

The time each morning at which daylight first begins.
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Sunup

(US) The time of day when the sun appears above the eastern horizon.
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Dawn

A first appearance; a beginning
The dawn of history.
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Sunup

(US) The change in color of the sky at sunup.
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Dawn

To begin to become light in the morning.
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Sunup

Sunrise.
Such a horse as that might get over a good deal of ground atwixt sunup and sundown.
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Dawn

To begin to appear or develop; emerge.
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Sunup

The first light of day;
We got up before dawn
They talked until morning
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Dawn

To begin to be perceived or understood
Realization of the danger soon dawned on us.
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Dawn

(intransitive) To begin to brighten with daylight.
A new day dawns.
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Dawn

(intransitive) To start to appear or be realized.
I don’t want to be there when the truth dawns on him.
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Dawn

(intransitive) To begin to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.
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Dawn

(uncountable) The morning twilight period immediately before sunrise.
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Dawn

(countable) The rising of the sun.
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Dawn

(uncountable) The time when the sun rises.
She rose before dawn to meet the train.
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Dawn

(uncountable) The earliest phase of something.
The dawn of civilization
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Dawn

To begin to grow light in the morning; to grow light; to break, or begin to appear; as, the day dawns; the morning dawns.
In the end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene . . . to see the sepulcher.
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Dawn

To began to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.
When life awakes, and dawns at every line.
Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid.
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Dawn

The break of day; the first appearance of light in the morning; show of approaching sunrise.
And oft at dawn, deep noon, or falling eve.
No sun, no moon, no morn, no noon,No dawn, no dusk, no proper time of day.
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Dawn

First opening or expansion; first appearance; beginning; rise.
These tender circumstances diffuse a dawn of serenity over the soul.
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Dawn

The first light of day;
We got up before dawn
They talked until morning
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Dawn

The earliest period;
The dawn of civilization
The morning of the world
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Dawn

An opening time period;
It was the dawn of the Roman Empire
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Dawn

Become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions;
It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
She was penetrated with sorrow
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Dawn

Appear or develop;
The age of computers had dawned
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Dawn

Become light;
It started to dawn, and we had to get up
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