half-light

noun
\ˈhaf-ˌlīt, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half-light 

: dim grayish light

First Known Use of half-light

1577, in the meaning defined above

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half-light

noun

English Language Learners Definition of half-light

: dim grayish light

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