Sentence Examples


  • She glanced up at him, basking in the afterglow of a good scare.
  • Their bodies were slick with sweat, and she lingered in the afterglow, lost in the heat and silk of his skin.
  • The sun was down, the afterglow of sunset lingering on the horizon.
  • AFTERGLOW, a broad high arch of whitish or rosy light appearing occasionally in the sky above the highest clouds in the hour of deepening twilight, or reflected from the high snowfields in mountain regions long after sunset.
  • The first variation must be taken into account in correcting geodetic observations of heights and astronomical observations of the heavenly bodies; it also has a considerable bearing on the phenomena of the twilight and the afterglow (see Refraction: § Astronomical; and Twilight).

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