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daylight

day·light

daylight

 
 
pronunciation:
deI laIt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the light of the day, or the time that the sky is or becomes light.
After being in the dark movie theater, the daylight seemed blinding.Bats are not seen outside the cave during daylight.The farmer is always up before daylight.
antonyms:
dark, darkness
similar words:
light
definition 2: wide public notice.
These crimes were not brought into the daylight until years later.
definition 3: (pl.) wits; senses.
That noise scared the daylights out of me.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: relating to daylight.
The park is only open during daylight hours.
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