Definition of by night
: at night : during the night New York by night is very different from New York by day.
Word by Word Definitions
: the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible
: an evening or night taken as an occasion or point of time
: an evening set aside for a particular purpose
: of, relating to, or associated with the night
: intended for use at night
: existing, occurring, or functioning at night
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