day·​lit ˈdā-ˌlit How to pronounce daylit (audio)
: illuminated by daylight
a daylit room
… clocks that show which parts of the planet are currently daylit and which in darkness …John Barth

Examples of daylit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the Haudenosaunee creation story, the first woman falls to daylit earth from a dark hole in the sky. Suzannah Showler, Harper's Magazine, 14 Apr. 2022 The enthralling series, which rolls out weekly though April, was created by actor-cum-writer Chris Brandon and directed by Pete Travis, who brings a noirish flair to a largely daylit drama, as well as a degree of directorial confidence and rhythm uncommon among TV thrillers. John Anderson, WSJ, 11 Mar. 2021 The Brutalist Southside Junior High (now Middle School) in Columbus, Indiana — a hotbed of innovation for modernism and education architecture — designed by Eliot Noyes and completed in 1969, has relatively small exterior openings but a big daylit common area peppered with tables, chairs and trees. Alexandra Lange, Curbed, 4 Mar. 2021 Landing in a daylit part of the world would have clearly been preferable, but back in the Apollo era, returning lunar astronauts could not be so choosy. Jeffrey Kluger, Time, 8 Dec. 2022 The price, including a daylit walkout basement and full-wide 3-car garage, is $965,000—around $200,000 less than comparable homes by custom builders in the Pinery area. Mark Samuelson, The Denver Post, 16 July 2020 Impacts from this activity were short lived and affected HF communications for the daylit side of Earth at the time of the flare. Tom Yulsman, Discover Magazine, 11 June 2014

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Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of daylit was in 1843

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Cite this Entry

“Daylit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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