- 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:2) N-UNCOUNT Daylight is the time of day when it begins to get light.
Quinn returned shortly after daylight yesterday morning.Syn:3) PHRASE: PHR after v (emphasis) If you say that a crime is committed in broad daylight, you are expressing your surprise that it is done during the day when people can see it, rather than at night.
A girl was attacked on a train in broad daylight...
The recent murder happened in broad daylight in a supposedly `safe' part of London.
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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 … English terms dictionary
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
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
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
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
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 … New thesaurus
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… … Wikipedia
daylight — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, full ▪ He was robbed in broad daylight. ▪ bright ▪ natural ▪ I prefer to work in natural daylight … Collocations dictionary
Daylight — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Daylight … Deutsch Wikipedia
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