Twilight is the soft light just after sunset or just before sunrise.(noun)
An example of twilight is when trees are black against the sky, after the sun has gone down.
See twilight in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < twi-, two, twice (but meaning here uncert.) + light; akin to Ger zwielicht
See twilight in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English twilighte
Origin: : Old English twi-, two, half; see dwo- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + Old English līht, light; see light1.
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