|1.||[ noun ] the time of day immediately following sunset|
|Synonyms:||nightfall twilight evenfall fall crepuscle crepuscule gloaming|
"he loved the twilight" "they finished before the fall of night"
|Related terms:||hour night evening|
|2.||[ noun ] (physics) the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth|
|Related terms:||light semidarkness|