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Sunshine vs. Moonshine

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Sunshinenoun

The direct rays, light or warmth of the sun.

‘We were warmed by the bright sunshine.’;

Moonshinenoun

(literally) The light of the moon; moonlight.

Sunshinenoun

A location on which the sun's rays fall.

‘We moved out of the shade and into the sunshine.’;

Moonshinenoun

(informal) High-proof alcohol (especially whiskey) that is often, but not always, produced illegally.

‘They watered down the moonshine.’;

Sunshinenoun

Geniality or cheerfulness.

‘I enjoyed the sunshine of her smile.’;

Moonshinenoun

(colloquial) Nonsense.

‘He was talking moonshine.’;

Sunshinenoun

A source of cheerfulness or joy.

Moonshinenoun

(mathematics) A branch of pure mathematics relating the Monster group to an invariant of elliptic functions.

Sunshinenoun

The effect which the sun has when it lights and warms some place.

Moonshinenoun

(US) A spiced dish of eggs and fried onions.

Sunshinenoun

(UK) Friendly form of address often reserved for juniors.

‘Alright sunshine, safe to cross now.’;

Moonshinenoun

(obsolete) A month.

Sunshinenoun

(UK) Ironic form of address used to an inferior or troublemaker.

‘OK, sunshine, listen up and listen good. There's five vandalised telephone boxes out there and I know you're responsible.’;

Moonshinenoun

The light of the moon.

Sunshinenoun

(humorous) Used to address someone who has just woken up and/or is very sleepy.

‘Good morning, sunshine!’;

Moonshinenoun

Hence, show without substance or reality.

Sunshineadjective

Open to and permitting public access, especially with regard to activities that were previously closed-door or back-room meetings.

‘Because of the sunshine law, we could go to the planning meeting.’;

Moonshinenoun

A month.

Sunshinenoun

The light of the sun, or the place where it shines; the direct rays of the sun, the place where they fall, or the warmth and light which they give.

‘But all sunshine, as when his beams at noonCulminate from the equator.’;

Moonshinenoun

A preparation of eggs for food.

Sunshinenoun

Anything which has a warming and cheering influence like that of the rays of the sun; warmth; illumination; brightness.

‘That man that sits within a monarch's heart,And ripens in the sunshine of his favor.’;

Moonshinenoun

Liquor smuggled or illicitly distilled, especially liquor distilled illegally in rural parts of the southern U. S.

Sunshineadjective

Sunshiny; bright.

Moonshineadjective

Moonlight.

Sunshinenoun

the rays of the sun;

‘the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind’;

Moonshineadjective

Empty; trivial; idle.

Sunshinenoun

moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities

Moonshineadjective

Designating, or pertaining to, illicit liquor; as, moonshine whisky.

Moonshinenoun

the light of the moon;

‘moonlight is the smuggler's enemy’; ‘the moon was bright enough to read by’;

Moonshinenoun

whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash

Moonshineverb

distill (alcohol) illegally; produce moonshine

Moonshine

Moonshine is high-proof liquor that was and continues to be produced illicitly, without government authorization. The name was derived from a tradition of creating the alcohol during the nighttime, as to avoid detection.

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