Definition of 'sunset'
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The sky improves so in the sunset light. The Daisy Chain (1837)There may be some fantastic sunsets in the sky over the coming days or weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We watched the sunset over the beach. The Sun (2007)The downstairs gets morning sun and the sunset can be seen from the terraces. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You have to fast between sunrise and sunset. The Sun (2010)It should last through that night and possibly until after sunset the following day. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)The dust produces vivid red sunsets and also helps to choke off tropical storms and hurricanes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They spent a romantic first day before heading off to watch the sunset. The Sun (2015)From sunset to sunrise a sustaining energy seems to run through the ship. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Do corn stalks cut after sunset really run red with blood? Times, Sunday Times (2015)To see a beautiful sunset, to see the day changing as you drive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The family conclude their holiday with some Morecambe fish and chips and a beautiful sunset. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By sunset, the sky was clearing to the north and east. A Time of War (1993)Whether you camp under the stars or not, stay long enough to see the sunset. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My favourite time of day is sunset, when the sun makes the sky rosy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)About 20 minutes after sunset the sky seemed to glow. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There's a courtyard garden linked to a terrace ideal for watching sunsets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What is the advantage of seeing a sunset at 4.30pm? Times, Sunday Times (2014) Sunrise, sunset and the law of nature. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He tends his beloved rose and moves his chair round its curve to watch 44 sunsets a day. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The daily change in sunrise and sunset times is extremely small at this time of year, changing by only a few seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was sunset by the time I got back to the moorings. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)I'd then compare that to the actual time of sunset. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Remember the clocks go back next weekend, bringing lighter mornings and sunsets as early as 4.30pm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Roads are terrible; booze flows freely; hills and sunsets are beautiful. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'sunset'
British English: sunset /ˈsʌnˌsɛt/ NOUN
Sunset is the time in the evening when the sun disappears.
The ceremony takes place daily at sunset.
- American English: sunset
- Arabic: غُرُوبُ الشَّمْس
- Brazilian Portuguese: pôr do sol
- Chinese: 日落
- Croatian: zalazak sunca
- Czech: západ slunce
- Danish: solnedgang
- Dutch: zonsondergang
- European Spanish: crepúsculo
- Finnish: auringonlasku
- French: coucher de soleil
- German: Sonnenuntergang
- Greek: ηλιοβασίλεμα
- Italian: tramonto
- Japanese: 日没
- Korean: 일몰
- Norwegian: solnedgang
- Polish: zachód słońca
- European Portuguese: pôr do sol
- Romanian: apus
- Russian: закат солнца
- Spanish: crepúsculo
- Swedish: solnedgång
- Thai: พระอาทิตย์ตก
- Turkish: gün batımı
- Ukrainian: захід сонця
- Vietnamese: hoàng hôn
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