daylight

  • 1 daylight — ► NOUN 1) the natural light of the day. 2) dawn. 3) visible distance between one person or thing and another. 4) (the (living) daylights) life: he beat the living daylights out of them. ● see daylight Cf. ↑see daylight …

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  • 2 daylight — [dā′līt΄] n. 1. the light of day; sunlight 2. dawn; daybreak 3. full understanding or knowledge of something hidden or obscure 4. the approaching end of a task or an ordeal [to see daylight ahead] 5. [pl.] [Old Slang] Slang former the eyes 6 …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Daylight — Day light ( l[imac]t), n. 1. The light of day as opposed to the darkness of night; the light of the sun, as opposed to that of the moon or to artificial light. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. The eyes. [Prov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Daylight — Daylight. См. Просвет. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 5 daylight — c.1300 (as two words from mid 12c., daies liht), from DAY (Cf. day) + LIGHT (Cf. light) (n.); its figurative sense of clearly visible open space between two things (1820) has been used in references to boats in a race, U.S. football running backs …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 daylight — [n] light part of 24 hours aurora, dawn, day, daybreak, daytime, during the day, light, light of day, sunlight, sunrise, sunshine; concept 810 Ant. darkness, evening, night, sunset …

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  • 7 Daylight — For other uses, see Daylight (disambiguation). World map showing the areas of the Earth receiving daylight around 13:00 UTC, April 2nd. Daylight or the light of day is the combination of all direct and indirect sunlight outdoors during the… …

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  • 8 daylight — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, full ▪ He was robbed in broad daylight. ▪ bright ▪ natural ▪ I prefer to work in natural daylight …

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  • 9 Daylight — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Daylight …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 10 daylight — day|light [ˈdeılaıt] n [U] 1.) the light produced by the sun during the day in daylight ▪ They re shy animals and don t often come out in daylight. ▪ The park is open to the public during daylight hours . ▪ If possible, it s better to work in… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 daylight — [[t]de͟ɪlaɪt[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Daylight is the natural light that there is during the day, before it gets dark. It was still daylight but all the cars had their headlights on... Lack of daylight can make people feel depressed. Ant: night 2) N… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 daylight — noun (U) 1 the light produced by the sun during the day: We ll keep working while there s still enough daylight. 2 daylight robbery BrE informal a situation in which something costs you a lot more than it should: £2.50 for a cup of coffee? It s… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 daylight — n. 1 the light of day. 2 dawn (before daylight). 3 a openness, publicity. b open knowledge. 4 a visible gap or interval, e.g. between boats in a race. 5 (usu. in pl.) sl. one s life or consciousness (orig. the internal organs) esp. as… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 daylight — /day luyt /, n., adj., v., daylighted or daylit, daylighting. n. 1. the light of day: At the end of the tunnel they could see daylight. 2. public knowledge or awareness; openness: The newspaper article brought the scandal out into the daylight. 3 …

    Universalium

  • 15 daylight — 1. noun a) The light from the Sun, as opposed to that from any other source. We should get home while its still daylight. b) A light source that simulates daylight. We had only two hours to work before daylight. Syn: daytime …

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  • 16 daylight — noun 1) do the test in daylight Syn: natural light, sunlight Ant: darkness 2) she went there only in daylight Syn: daytime, day; broad daylight Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 daylight — day•light [[t]ˈdeɪˌlaɪt[/t]] n. adj. v. light•ed lit, light•ing 1) the period of light during a day 2) public awareness 3) daytime 4) daybreak; dawn 5) a space between any two parts that should be close together: I can see daylight between the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 daylight — /ˈdeɪlaɪt/ (say dayluyt) noun 1. the light of day. 2. openness; publicity. 3. daytime. 4. daybreak. 5. a clear space between two contestants in a race. –phrase 6. in broad daylight, in the full visibility provided by daylight: a robbery conducted …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 daylight — day|light [ deı,laıt ] noun uncount * the light outside that you see during the day: The large windows let in plenty of daylight. a. the period of time during the day when it is light: It was still daylight when we left. see daylight to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 daylight */ — UK [ˈdeɪˌlaɪt] / US noun [uncountable] a) the light outside that you see during the day The large windows let in plenty of daylight. b) the period of time during the day when it is light It was still daylight when we left. • see daylight …

    English dictionary


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