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.
them scampering on the hills in the evening twilight.
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 broad occultation path covers the southern half of North America and all of Central America, but for those in the west, this is an evening twilight event.
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.
Venus is moving further from the Sun in the sky, and by the end of the month it will be visible in evening twilight low down in the south west after the Sun has set.
In the evening twilight, you shall eat flesh, and in the morning you shall have your fill of bread, so that you may know that I, the Lord, am your God" (Exodus 16:12).
The radiant located near the brilliant bluish-white star Vega will be rising in the northeast direction approximately at the time evening twilight ends.
There are two twilight states: a morning twilight state before sunrise and an evening twilight state after sunset.