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daylight

[′dā‚līt]
(astronomy)
Light of the day, from sun and sky.
(engineering)

daylight

The period of time during any day that begins with the morning civil twilight and ends with the evening civil twilight. Civil twilight is the period before sunrise and after sunset when the sun's center is between 0° and 6° below the horizon.
References in classic literature ?
Sancho, seeing his master downcast and somewhat dissatisfied, said to him, "Senor, daylight will be here before long, and it will not do for us to let the sun find us in the street; it will be better for us to quit the city, and for your worship to hide in some forest in the neighbourhood, and I will come back in the daytime, and I won't leave a nook or corner of the whole village that I won't search for the house, castle, or palace, of my lady, and it will be hard luck for me if I don't find it; and as soon as I have found it I will speak to her grace, and tell her where and how your worship is waiting for her to arrange some plan for you to see her without any damage to her honour and reputation.
After Sola had replenished my coverings I again slept, nor did I awaken until daylight.
The stone fell, and daylight was visible, brilliant, radiant, flooding the cavern through the opening, and the blue sea appeared to the delighted Bretons.
Now he suddenly saw those badly daubed pictures in clear daylight and without a glass.
Hello, Olaf, you're my meat, savvee that," said the one called Daylight.
With the advent of Burning Daylight the whole place became suddenly brighter and cheerier.
You're right, my son," Burning Daylight went on gaily.
Men and women danced in moccasins, and the place was soon a-roar, Burning Daylight the centre of it and the animating spark, with quip and jest and rough merriment rousing them out of the slough of despond in which he had found them.
Few men knew Elam Harnish by any other name than Burning Daylight, the name which had been given him in the early days in the land because of his habit of routing his comrades out of their blankets with the complaint that daylight was burning.
By daylight alone; after nightfall no human being except passing strangers ever went near the place.
The Daylight IQ product suite covers 37 disease categories or afflictions, representing 85 chronic diseases typically seen in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.
I am currently preparing rosters for the first weekend in April when daylight saving finishes and I want to know if staff rostered on night duty to work a 10-hour shift will be paid for 11 hours or 10 hours?