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Daylight vs. Gloaming

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Daylightnoun

The light from the Sun, as opposed to that from any other source.

Gloamingnoun

Twilight, as at early morning (dawn) or (especially) early evening; dusk.

Daylightnoun

A light source that simulates daylight.

Gloamingnoun

(obsolete) Sullenness; melancholy.

Daylightnoun

The intensity distribution of light over the visible spectrum generated by the Sun under various conditions or by other light sources intended to simulate natural daylight.

Gloamingnoun

Twilight; dusk; the fall of the evening.

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Daylightnoun

The period of time between sunrise and sunset.

‘We should get home while it's still daylight.’;

Gloamingnoun

Sullenness; melancholy.

Daylightnoun

Daybreak.

‘We had only two hours to work before daylight.’;

Gloamingnoun

the time of day immediately following sunset;

‘he loved the twilight’; ‘they finished before the fall of night’;

Daylightnoun

Exposure to public scrutiny.

‘Budgeting a spy organization can't very well be done in daylight.’;

Daylightnoun

A clear, open space.

‘All small running backs instinctively run to daylight.’; ‘He could barely see daylight through the complex clockwork.’; ‘Finally, after weeks of work on the project, they could see daylight.’;

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Daylightnoun

The space between platens on a press or similar machinery.

‘The minimum and maximum daylights on an injection molding machine determines the sizes of the items it can make.’;

Daylightnoun

(idiomatic) Emotional or psychological distance between people, or disagreement.

‘We completely agree. There's no daylight between us on the issue.’;

Daylightnoun

The gap between the top of a drinking-glass and the level of drink it is filled with.

Daylightverb

To expose to daylight

Daylightverb

(architecture) To provide sources of natural illumination such as skylights or windows.

Daylightverb

To allow light in, as by opening drapes.

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Daylightverb

To run a drainage pipe to an opening from which its contents can drain away naturally.

Daylightverb

(intransitive) To gain exposure to the open.

‘The seam of coal daylighted at a cliff by the river.’;

Daylightnoun

The light of day as opposed to the darkness of night; the light of the sun, as opposed to that of the moon or to artificial light.

Daylightnoun

The eyes.

Daylightnoun

the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside;

‘the dawn turned night into day’; ‘it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime’;

Daylightnoun

light during the daytime

Daylight

Daylight is the combination of all direct and indirect sunlight during the daytime. This includes direct sunlight, diffuse sky radiation, and (often) both of these reflected by Earth and terrestrial objects, like landforms and buildings.

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