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night

EN[naɪt] [-aɪt]
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  • Night or nighttime (sp. night-time or night time) is the period of time between the sunset and the sunrise when the Sun is below the horizon. This occurs after dusk.
  • At any given time, one side of the planet Earth is bathed in light from the Sun (the daytime) and the other side of the Earth is in the shadow caused by the Earth blocking the light of the sun. This shadow is called the darkness of night.
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    Definition of night in English Dictionary

  • NounPLnights
    1. NC The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.
      1. How do you sleep at night when you attack your kids like that!? ‎
    2. NC An evening or night spent at a particular activity.
      1. a night on the town ‎
    3. NC A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.
      1. We stayed at the Hilton for five nights. ‎
    4. NU Nightfall.
      1. from noon till night
    5. NU Darkness.
      1. The cat disappeared into the night. ‎
    6. NU A dark blue colour, midnight blue.
      1. night colour:    
    7. (sports) COL A night's worth of competitions, generally one game.
    8. VerbSGnightsPRnightingPT, PPnighted
      1. To spend a night (in a place), to overnight.
      2. Interjection
        1. Short for good night.
          1. Night all! Thanks for a great evening!
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • He couldn't protect the lead, the OT produced his most confident puckstopping of the night and the shootout, well, he didn't win it and didn't make a save.
          • They worked into the night and sent an associate to make an over-the-transom filing.
          • She got ridiculously drunk last night and chucked up in the back of the minicab on the way home.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • They broke out of prison in the middle of the night.
          • For the rain it raineth every day. — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.
          • The traffic signs on motorways are particularly clear and well lit at night.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Interjections
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
              • Verbs
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              1. en nights
              2. en nightfall
              3. en nightmare
              4. en nightly
              5. en nightingale
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              Meaning of night for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "night" is an interjection. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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