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1. twilight

noun. ['ˈtwaɪˌlaɪt'] the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth.

Synonyms

  • visible light
  • light

Antonyms

  • sunset
  • rough
  • variability

Etymology

  • twilight (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • romanone
  • overthrown
  • overgrown
  • overblown
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  • homegrown
  • cipollone
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  • dragone
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  • cyclone

Example sentences of the word twilight-zone


1. Noun Phrase
Mesopelagic (aka twilight zone)

2. Noun Phrase
The mesopelagic zone, or twilight zone, has very little light penetration.

2. twilight

noun. ['ˈtwaɪˌlaɪt'] the time of day immediately following sunset.

Synonyms

  • nightfall
  • evenfall
  • dusk
  • hour
  • even
  • crepuscule
  • eve
  • gloaming
  • fall
  • time of day
  • crepuscle
  • eventide
  • gloam
  • night

Antonyms

  • unequal
  • asymmetrical
  • inflate
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • twilight (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. twilight

adjective. ['ˈtwaɪˌlaɪt'] lighted by or as if by twilight.

Synonyms

  • dusky
  • dark

Antonyms

  • sunrise
  • night
  • day

Etymology

  • twilight (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. twilight

noun. ['ˈtwaɪˌlaɪt'] a condition of decline following successes.

Synonyms

  • decline

Antonyms

  • unevenness
  • unsteady

Etymology

  • twilight (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features.

Synonyms

  • place
  • topographic point
  • spot

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • disarrange
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.

Synonyms

  • tidal zone
  • combat area
  • strike zone
  • region
  • part
  • demilitarized zone
  • buffer
  • DMZ
  • killing zone
  • buffer zone
  • combat zone
  • dropping zone
  • danger zone
  • drop zone

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. zone

verb. ['ˈzoʊn'] regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns.

Synonyms

  • regularize
  • district
  • order
  • govern
  • regulate

Antonyms

  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • untidiness
  • disorderliness

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude.

Synonyms

  • transit zone
  • time zone
  • geographical region
  • geographic area
  • geographical zone
  • climatic zone
  • geographical area

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly
  • natural object

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. zone

noun. ['ˈzoʊn'] (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure.

Synonyms

  • zona pellucida
  • zonula
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • zonule
  • zona
  • bodily structure

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. zone

verb. ['ˈzoʊn'] separate or apportion into sections.

Synonyms

  • partition
  • screen off
  • separate off
  • separate

Antonyms

  • entangle
  • disorder
  • instability
  • war

Etymology

  • zona (Latin)
  • ζώνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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