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nights, plural;
  1. The period of darkness in each twenty-four hours; the time from sunset to sunrise
    • - a moonless night
    • - the office door is always locked at night
  2. This as the interval between two days
    • - a two-bedroom cabin costs $90 per night
    • - somebody put him up for the night
  3. The darkness of night
    • - a line of watchfires stretched away into the night
  4. Nightfall

  5. The period of time between afternoon and bedtime; an evening
    • - he was not allowed to go out on weekday nights
  6. An evening appointed for some activity, or spent or regarded in a certain way
    • - wasn't it a great night out?

  1. the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
  2. a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom
  3. the period spent sleeping; "I had a restless night"
  4. the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit; "three nights later he collapsed"
  5. darkness; "it vanished into the night"
  6. a shortening of nightfall; "they worked from morning to night"
  7. Night or nighttime is the period of time when the sun is below the horizon. The opposite of night is day (or "daytime" to distinguish it from "day" as used for a 24-hour period). The start and end times of night vary based on factors such as season, latitude, longitude and timezone.
  8. Noch is an album by Soviet band Kino. The title means "Night".
  9. Night was a rock band formed in 1978 in Los Angeles whose personnel were veteran British-based session musicians.
  10. Night is a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father, Shlomo, in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945, at the height of the Holocaust and toward the end of the Second World War. ...
  11. "Night" is a song by Bruce Springsteen which first appeared on the Born to Run album in 1975. Although this is one of the lesser known songs from Born to Run, "Night" has become somewhat of a stage favorite for the E Street Band. ...
  12. In Norse mythology, Nótt (Old Norse "night"Orchard (1997:120).) is night personified. In both the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson, Nótt is listed as the daughter of a figure by the ...
  13. The ancient Egyptian Night hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed nos. N3 is a portrayal of the sky with the 'was' scepter hanging from it; it is in the Gardiner subset for "sky, earth, and water".
  14. The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark; An evening or night spent at a particular activity; A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation; Nightfall; Darkness; Short for good ...
  15. (2001 Nights) (1996) by Yukinobu Hoshino. Includes stories relating to problems of colonization.
  16. If you are surrounded by night in your dreams, you may expect unusual oppression and hardships in business. If the night seems to be vanishing, conditions which hitherto seemed unfavorable will now grow bright, and affairs will assume prosperous phases. See Darkness.
  17. Just as the English word "night" means the dark hours of the day so does the Hebrew word laylah. This word is related to other words meaning "to roll back" because the sun is rolling back for its return to its rise in the east.
  18. The period of the day between dusk and dawn.
  19. means 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise.
  20. (Jeffers). 1973, rev 1982. Bar., SATB, string quartet (string orch). Ms. Centrediscs CMC-CD-3790 (Vancouver Chamber Choir)
  21. Refers to crash occurring during the hours of darkness.
  22. In ancient cosmogonies night is placed before day because these cosmogonies begin with the secondary cosmic creation; and the light which was then created was contrasted with what seemed, relatively, the eternal darkness of primary creation. ...
  23. Continually if used in the expression "day and night." When used with the moon it has reference to the Law age. Evil or spiritual darkness.
  24. with Day, is used 52 times and always means an ordinary day.
  25. This mode will come in handy when you’re photographing a scene at night without a flash. Remember to keep the camera very still to avoid a blurry photo — this mode generally uses a slower shutter speed.