twilight glow


: airglow seen at twilight

Examples of twilight glow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is just what happens when the sky tricks you with a constant twilight glow. John Wenz, Discover Magazine, 5 July 2018 Even though the moon and Venus rank as the second-brightest and third-brightest celestial bodies to light up the heavens, after the sun, the brilliant twosome must compete with the evening twilight glow in the west. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 14 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of twilight glow was in 1819

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“Twilight glow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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