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Daylight definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DAY'LIGHT, n. The light of the day; the light of the sun, as opposed to that of the moon or of a lamp or candle.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: 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" [syn: day, daytime, daylight] [ant: dark, night, nighttime]
2: light during the daytime

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 13th century 1. the light of day 2. daytime 3. dawn 4. a. knowledge or understanding of something that has been obscure <began to see daylight on the problem> b. the quality or state of being open ; openness 5. plural a. consciousness b. mental soundness or stability ; wits <scared the daylights out of him> 6. a perceptible space, gap, or difference <denied there was any daylight between the two governments' positions>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the light of day. 2 dawn (before daylight). 3 a openness, publicity. b open knowledge. 4 a visible gap or interval, e.g. between boats in a race. 5 (usu. in pl.) sl. one's life or consciousness (orig. the internal organs) esp. as representing vulnerability to fear, attack, etc. (scared the daylights out of me; beat the living daylights out of them). Phrases and idioms: daylight robbery colloq. a blatantly excessive charge. daylight saving the achieving of longer evening daylight, esp. in summer, by setting the time an hour ahead of the standard time. see daylight begin to understand what was previously obscure.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Windowpane Win"dow*pane`, n. 1. (Arch.) See Pane, n., (3) b . [In this sense, written also window pane.] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A thin, spotted American turbot (Pleuronectes maculatus) remarkable for its translucency. It is not valued as a food fish. Called also spotted turbot, daylight, spotted sand flounder, and water flounder.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Daylight Day"light` (-l[imac]t), n. 1. 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. 2. pl. The eyes. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. Daylight is the natural light that there is during the day, before it gets dark. Lack of daylight can make people feel depressed. 2. Daylight is the time of day when it begins to get light. Quinn returned shortly after daylight yesterday morning. N-UNCOUNT 3. If you say that a crime is committed in broad daylight, you are expressing your surprise that it is done during the day when people can see it, rather than at night. A girl was attacked on a train in broad daylight... PHRASE: PHR after v [emphasis]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Sunlight, sunshine, day, light of day, light of heaven.

Moby Thesaurus

PR, aurora, ballyhoo, blurb, break of day, bright light, brightening, broad day, celebrity, chanticleer, clarity, cockcrow, cocklight, common knowledge, crack of dawn, cry, currency, dawn, dawning, day, day glow, day-peep, daybreak, dayshine, dayspring, daytide, daytime, dusk, eclat, exposure, fame, famousness, first brightening, full sun, glare, green flash, hoopla, hue and cry, light, light of day, limelight, maximum dissemination, midday sun, morn, morning, noonlight, noontide light, notoriety, open, peep of day, plug, press notice, prime, public eye, public knowledge, public relations, public report, publicity, publicity story, publicness, puff, ray of sunshine, reclame, report, shine, spotlight, sun, sun spark, sunbeam, sunbreak, sunburst, sunlight, sunrise, sunshine, sunup, twilight, vestibule of Day, write-up


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