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Evening vs. Night

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Eveningnoun

The time of the day between dusk and night, when it gets dark.

Nightnoun

(countable) The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.

‘How do you sleep at night when you attack your kids like that!?’;

Eveningnoun

The time of the day between the approximate time of midwinter dusk and midnight (compare afternoon); the period after the end of regular office working hours.

Nightnoun

(countable) An evening or night spent at a particular activity.

‘a night on the town’;

Eveningnoun

(figuratively) A concluding time period; a point in time near the end of something; the beginning of the end of something.

‘It was the evening of the Roman Empire.’;

Nightnoun

(countable) A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.

‘We stayed at the Hilton for five nights.’;

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Eveningnoun

A party or gathering held in the evening.

Nightnoun

(uncountable) Nightfall.

‘from noon till night’;

Eveningnoun

The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sun.

‘In the ascending scaleOf heaven, the stars that usher evening rose.’;

Nightnoun

(uncountable) Darkness.

‘The cat disappeared into the night.’;

Eveningnoun

The latter portion, as of life; the declining period, as of strength or glory.

Nightnoun

(uncountable) A dark blue colour, midnight blue.

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Eveningnoun

the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall);

‘he enjoyed the evening light across the lake’;

Nightnoun

A night's worth of competitions, generally one game.

Eveningnoun

a later concluding time period;

‘it was the evening of the Roman Empire’;

Nightverb

To spend a night (in a place), to overnight.

Eveningnoun

the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way;

‘an evening at the opera’;

Nightnoun

That part of the natural day when the sun is beneath the horizon, or the time from sunset to sunrise; esp., the time between dusk and dawn, when there is no light of the sun, but only moonlight, starlight, or artificial light.

‘And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night.’;

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Evening

Evening is the period of a day from the end of the afternoon to the beginning of night. The exact times when evening begins and ends depend on location, time of year, and culture, but it is generally regarded as beginning when the Sun is low in the sky and lasting until the end of twilight.

Nightnoun

Darkness; obscurity; concealment.

‘Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night.’;

Nightnoun

Intellectual and moral darkness; ignorance.

‘She closed her eyes in everlasting night.’; ‘Do not go gentle into that good nightRage, rage against the dying of the light.’;

Nightnoun

A lifeless or unenlivened period, as when nature seems to sleep.

‘So help me God, as I have watched the night,Ay, night by night, in studying good for England.’;

Nightnoun

the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

Nightnoun

the time between sunset and midnight;

‘he watched television every night’;

Nightnoun

the period spent sleeping;

‘I had a restless night’;

Nightnoun

the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit;

‘three nights later he collapsed’;

Nightnoun

darkness;

‘it vanished into the night’;

Nightnoun

a shortening of nightfall;

‘they worked from morning to night’;

Nightnoun

a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

Nightnoun

Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx

Night

Night (also described as night time or night-time or nighttime, unconventionally spelled as nite) is the period of ambient darkness from sunset to sunrise during each 24-hour day, when the Sun is below the horizon. The exact time when night begins and ends depends on the location and varies throughout the year, based on factors such as season and latitude.

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