Definition of daylight
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
6 : a perceptible space, gap, or difference <denied there was any daylight between the two governments' positions>
Examples of daylight in a sentence
Open up the curtains and let some daylight into the room.
As daylight fades into darkness, everyone returns to their homes.
For pictures taken in daylight, use a different film.
We could see daylight through the cracks in the wall.
The accident happened just after daylight.
They said there was no daylight between the two governments' positions.
First Known Use of daylight
DAYLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of daylight for English Language Learners
: the light of the sun and sky during the day : the natural light of day
: the time of day when the sky is light
: the time of day when sunlight first begins to appear
DAYLIGHT Defined for Kids
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