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Definition of "half-light" []

  • The soft, subdued light seen at dusk or dawn or in dimly lit interiors. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "half-light" in a sentence
  • "I could only think of the wretched cows swaying along in queasy, jolting half-light, then suddenly a lurch and a terrific violence as the world turned upside down."
  • "I tiptoed back to my rooms in the misty half-light and prepared for bed as the town began to stir."
  • "We lay there in the half-light and the quiet, breathing."