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
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say sunset in sign language?

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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. Rabindranath Tagore:

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

  2. Yahya Al Hashemi:

    We just washed and were getting ready to head to the Masjid al-Haram for the Maghrib prayer( sunset prayer), it was a sandstorm which turned to rainstorm and lot of the construction covering boards were flying around, and lots of cracking noises which unfortunately ended with this tragedy. ... Everybody was pushing trying to escape from inside towards the exits.

  3. Andreas Simic:

    There are times in life... There are times in life...to be a child There are times in life...to be a friend There are times in life...to have a good cry There are times in life... to grow and up and be an adult There are times in life...to fill that love nest There are times in life...to say I do There are times in life...to cradle a child in your arms There are times in life...to watch the sun rise There are times in life...to laugh louder than you should There are times in life...to listen, be heard, to say a kind word; be the voice of reason There are times in life...to celebrate all that could be There are times in life...to let loose There are times in life...to plant a kiss, bear hug or to grieve There are times in life...to learn, to become wiser and to dispense that wisdom There are times in life...to hold someone’s hand There are times in life...to be a shoulder to lean on There are times in life... to be a confidant There are times in life...to do the heavy lifting There are times in life...to grow old gracefully There are times in life...to coast along There are times in life...to be at peace and rest There are times in life... to watch the sunset There are times in life...to leave it all for those left behind Andreas Simic

  4. Yossi Shvartzvald:

    The planet might look something like snow at sunset but even darker, the ice is not just scattered on the surface; it goes hundreds of miles deep.

  5. Ronald Reagan, Nov. 5, 1994:

    I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I know that for America there will always be a bright dawn ahead.

Images & Illustrations of sunset

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