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Sunrise definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SUN'RISING, n. [sun and rise.] The first appearance of the sun above the horizon in the morning; or more generally, the time of such appearance, whether in fair or cloudy weather.
1. The east.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: of an industry or technology; new and developing; "high- technology sunrise industries" n
1: the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning" [syn: dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow] [ant: sundown, sunset]
2: atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
3: the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century 1. the apparent rising of the sun above the horizon; also the accompanying atmospheric effects 2. the time when the upper limb of the sun appears above the horizon as a result of the diurnal rotation of the earth

Merriam Webster's

geographical name city SE Florida population 85,779

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the sun's rising at dawn. 2 the coloured sky associated with this. 3 the time at which sunrise occurs. Phrases and idioms: sunrise industry any newly established industry, esp. in electronics and telecommunications, regarded as signalling prosperity.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sunrise Sun"rise`, Sunrising Sun"ris`ing, n. 1. The first appearance of the sun above the horizon in the morning; more generally, the time of such appearance, whether in fair or cloudy weather; as, to begin work at sunrise. ``The tide of sunrise swells.'' --Keble. 2. Hence, the region where the sun rises; the east. Which were beyond Jordan toward the sunrising. --Deut. iv. 47 (Rev. Ver.) Full hot and fast the Saxon rides, with rein of travel slack, And, bending o'ev his saddle, leaves the sunrise at his back. --Whittier.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(sunrises) 1. Sunrise is the time in the morning when the sun first appears in the sky. The rain began before sunrise. ? sunset 2. A sunrise is the colours and light that you see in the eastern part of the sky when the sun first appears. There was a spectacular sunrise yesterday. ? sunset N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Dawn, sunrising, daybreak, peep of day, break of day, aurora, first blush of the morning. 2. East, Orient.

Moby Thesaurus

aurora, break of day, brightening, cardinal points, chanticleer, cockcrow, cocklight, compass card, compass rose, crack of dawn, dawn, dawning, day-peep, daybreak, daylight, dayspring, degrees, east, eastward, first brightening, half points, light, lubber line, morn, morning, north, northeast, northward, northwest, occident, orient, peep of day, prime, quarter points, rhumb, south, southeast, southward, southwest, sunset, sunup, vestibule of Day, west, westward


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