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Night vs. Dusk

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Main Difference

The main difference between Night and Dusk is that the Night is a part of the day when the Sun is not aloft and Dusk is a darkest stage of twilight, or at the very end of astronomical twilight after sunset and just before night.

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  • Night (noun)

    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!?"

  • Night (noun)

    An evening or night spent at a particular activity.

    "a night on the town"

  • Night (noun)

    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."

  • Night (noun)

    Nightfall.

    "from noon till night"

  • Night (noun)

    Darkness.

    "The cat disappeared into the night."

  • Night (noun)

    A dark blue colour, midnight blue.

    "color panel|002266"

  • Night (noun)

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

  • Night (verb)

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

  • Dusk (noun)

    A period of time at the end of day when the sun is below the horizon but before the full onset of night, especially the darker part of twilight.

  • Dusk (noun)

    A darkish colour.

  • Dusk (verb)

    To begin to lose light or whiteness; to grow dusk.

  • Dusk (verb)

    To make dusk.

  • Dusk (adjective)

    Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky.

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  • Night (noun)

    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.

  • Night (noun)

    Darkness; obscurity; concealment.

  • Night (noun)

    Intellectual and moral darkness; ignorance.

  • Night (noun)

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

  • Dusk (adjective)

    Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky.

  • Dusk (noun)

    Imperfect obscurity; a middle degree between light and darkness; twilight; as, the dusk of the evening.

  • Dusk (noun)

    A darkish color.

  • Dusk

    To make dusk.

  • Dusk (verb)

    To grow dusk.

Webster Dictionary
  • Night (noun)

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

  • Night (noun)

    the time between sunset and midnight;

    "he watched television every night"

  • Night (noun)

    the period spent sleeping;

    "I had a restless night"

  • Night (noun)

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

    "three nights later he collapsed"

  • Night (noun)

    darkness;

    "it vanished into the night"

  • Night (noun)

    a shortening of nightfall;

    "they worked from morning to night"

  • Night (noun)

    a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

  • Night (noun)

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

  • Dusk (noun)

    the time of day immediately following sunset;

    "he loved the twilight"

    "they finished before the fall of night"

Princeton's WordNet

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