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night

EN[naɪt] [-aɪt]
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WNight
  • 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
          • There was a fire at the school last night and the whole place burned down. ‎
          • He lost $1000 in one hand, and spent most of the night trying to win it back.
          • We can't wait all night for you to decide whether you're going clubbing with us or going home, man – you need to shit or get off the pot.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Carolers came by to sing Christmas songs last night.
          • London recorded a snowfall of 10 centimetres last night.
          • This restaurant had a pretty good turnout for a Wednesday 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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              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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