twilight zone


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twilight zone

1. an area of a city or town, usually surrounding the central business district, where houses have become dilapidated
2. the lowest level of the ocean to which light can penetrate

twilight zone

[′twī‚līt ‚zōn]
(astronomy)
That zone of the earth or other planet in twilight at any time.
(electromagnetism)
Anything resembling the twilight zone of the earth, as the narrow sector on each side of the equisignal zone of a four-course radio range station, in which one signal is barely heard above the monotone on-course signal.

twilight zone

[IRC] Notionally, the area of cyberspace where IRC operators live. An op is said to have a "connection to the twilight zone".
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Carl Plantinga's "Frame Shifters: Surprise Endings and Spectator Imagination in The Twilight Zone" offers a thoughtful taxonomy of The Twilight Zone's different surprise endings (those concluding twists that Serling occasionally called "the snappers") before focusing upon a special type: "Many episodes of The Twilight Zone [.
We now know that many organisms call the twilight zone their home.
In Planets (1959), Otto Binder acknowledged the high temperature on the scorched day side and the low on the frozen night side and explained, "In between the day side and night side is the so-called twilight zone, about 200 miles wide, where temperatures would average about halfway between.
But that's part of the excitement of coming into the Twilight Zone.
The variation in natural illumination during the twilight zone test periods was the key variable for our quasi-experimental test of the role of visibility in fatal crashes.
Prevented by a fence from touching it, I tried to imagine the black void filled with solid wood, but it was easier to believe in the Twilight Zone.
Abrams' Bad Robot banner has struck a deal with Serling's widow, Carol, to develop an event series based on an unproduced screenplay, The Stops Along the Walt, by the renowned scribe and Twilight Zone host.
To get out of the twilight zone takes government action.
Of special note are the appendices providing Production Notes and a bibliography of Twilight Zone books, comic books, and station list.
The Twilight Zone Tower Of Terror cements the park's white knuckle reputation.
The reading of the story is marvelous, reminding the listener of some of the most beloved, best SE like Star Trek and The Twilight Zone.