night-light

noun

: a light kept burning throughout the night

Examples of night-light in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Wi-Fi-enabled Hatch Rest also acts as a night-light, which comes in handy for nighttime feedings (and will soothe scared toddlers later on). Quincy Bulin, Parents, 5 July 2024 The high-tech machine works in three different ways: a night-light, a sound machine, and a time-to-wake clock. Maya Polton, Parents, 29 Mar. 2024 The Hatch Restore 2 has a ton of cool features, including a night-light, sounds, and an alarm. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 12 Mar. 2024 The starter set comes with three books from the Golden Books line and a Poky Little Puppy character, which emits additional light effects when the projector is in night-light mode. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 20 Feb. 2024 This purifier also doubles as a night-light with seven different colors to choose from, helping set the ambiance in the nursery. Kelsey Kunik, Parents, 15 Feb. 2024 Price at time of publication: $20 The Best Family Board Games That Will Make Kids Forget All About Their Screens Yoto Player (3rd Generation) View On Amazon View On Target With a night-light, clock, room thermometer, speaker, and engaging audio player, this gadget does it all. Maya Polton, Parents, 21 Nov. 2023 The gift serves as both a night-light and room decor, and the best part is that kids can easily clip and unclip photos to mix up the look. Chaunie Brusie, Rn, Bsn, Parents, 15 Nov. 2023 Secondary features: From support for aromatherapy to night-lights, humidifiers can offer more than adding moisture to the air. Jon Bitner, wsj.com, 21 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of night-light was circa 1823

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“Night-light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/night-light. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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