evening twilight

evening twilight

[¦ev·niŋ ′twī‚līt]
(astronomy)
The period of time between sunset and darkness.
References in classic literature ?
In the evening twilight, and later whenever the night was not dark, Silas looked out on that narrow prospect round the Stone-pits, listening and gazing, not with hope, but with mere yearning and unrest.
Dinah had taken off her little Quaker bonnet again, and was holding it in her hands that she might have a freer enjoyment of the cool evening twilight, and Seth could see the expression of her face quite clearly as he walked by her side, timidly revolving something he wanted to say to her.
Bjorsen, who died in 1765, says gnomes were common enough in the southern parts of Sweden in his boyhood, and he frequently saw them scampering on the hills in the evening twilight. Ludwig Binkerhoof saw three as recently as 1792, in the Black Forest, and Sneddeker avers that in 1803 they drove a party of miners out of a Silesian mine.
Ogg's boat, and it came nearer and nearer, till they saw the Virgin was Lucy and the boatman was Philip,--no, not Philip, but her brother, who rowed past without looking at her; and she rose to stretch out her arms and call to him, and their own boat turned over with the movement, and they began to sink, till with one spasm of dread she seemed to awake, and find she was a child again in the parlor at evening twilight, and Tom was not really angry.
Then abruptly the sky was hidden, the last vestiges of daylight gone, and he was falling rapidly in an evening twilight through a whirl of fine snowflakes that streamed past him towards the zenith, that drifted in upon the things about him and melted, that touched his face with ghostly fingers.
The evening twilight indicates that time of the day when we take a break.
They called it the evening twilight, in reference to the Exodus.
Uranus, on the border of Pisces and Aries, is highest a few hours after evening twilight ends.
To the right of Venus, it begins low in the evening twilight but gets higher and brighter and looks best from the 5th to the 18th.
The pair came together in the evening twilight with the Royal London One-Day Cup champions reeling on 30 for three and contributed a matchshaping 132-run partnership to help the Outlaws to 190 for four.
Only two observations occurred during morning twilight, so these data were omitted from the analyses; thus, the crepuscular index was defined as the number of observations per 100 h of evening twilight. In addition, we grouped each unique observation into 10% quantiles of lunar illumination.