What does Sunset mean?

Definitions for Sunset
ˈsʌnˌsɛtSun·set

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sunset, sundown(noun)

    the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon

  2. sunset(noun)

    atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun

  3. sunset(adj)

    the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon

  4. sunset(adj)

    of a declining industry or technology

    "sunset industries"

  5. sunset(a)(adj)

    providing for termination

    "a program with a sunset provision"

Wiktionary

  1. sunset(Noun)

    The time of day when the sun disappears below the western horizon.

  2. sunset(Noun)

    The changes in color of the sky at sunset.

  3. sunset(Noun)

    The final period of the life of a person or thing.

  4. sunset(Noun)

    Of or relating to the final period of the life of a person or thing.

    one's sunset years

  5. sunset(Noun)

    Having a set termination date.

    The tax increase legislation included a sunset clause requiring renewal to prevent the tax increase from expiring.

  6. sunset(Verb)

    To phase out.

    We'll be sunsetting version 1.9 of the software shortly after releasing version 2.0 next quarter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sunset(noun)

    alt. of Sunsetting

Freebase

  1. Sunset

    Sunset or sundown is the daily disappearance of the Sun below the western half of the horizon, i.e. at an azimuth greater than 180 degrees, as a result of Earth's rotation. The time of sunset is defined in astronomy as the moment when the trailing edge of the Sun's disk disappears below the horizon. The ray path of light from the setting Sun is highly distorted near the horizon because of atmospheric refraction, making the sunset appear to occur when the Sun’s disk is already about one diameter below the horizon. Sunset is distinct from dusk, which is the time at which the sky becomes completely dark, which occurs when the Sun is approximately eighteen degrees below the horizon. The period between sunset and dusk is called twilight. Locations north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle experience no sunset or sunrise at least one day of the year, when the polar day or the polar night persist continuously for 24 hours. Sunset creates unique atmospheric conditions such as the often intense orange and red colors of the Sun and the surrounding sky.

How to pronounce Sunset?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sunset in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sunset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Sunset in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin F Sullivan:

    God is discovered entirely through creation - the brilliance of a sunset, the powerful roar of a waterfall, the symphony of sounds you hear in the heart of the forest, or the vastness of space and its countless stars. God is the mastermind behind all matter - every earth shattering scientific discovery and mystery that is yet to be unraveled was dreamed and enacted by God.

  2. Dennis Quaid:

    Special Screening at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on October 20, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Marco Garcia/Getty Images for Lionsgate Entertainment) CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The Sharks singer revealed he waited for the perfect sunset while the pair were visitingTurtle Bay in Oahu to pop the question. She was actually taking a selfie of us, and I put the ring in front and said, Will you marry me? And then she fell down.

  3. Robert Menendez:

    Whether or not the supporters of the agreement admit it, this deal is based on 'hope' -- hope that when the nuclear sunset clause expires, Iran will have succumbed to the benefits of commerce and global integration, hope is part of human nature, but unfortunately it is not a national security strategy.

  4. Bill Brooks:

    I knew I had about a ten or 15 minute slot before sunset when the starlings would come in to roost under the pier and could murmurate, i wasnt expecting it to be so spectacular.

  5. Rabindranath Tagore:

    Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

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