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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.
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A sixth was added in 1889 and that was the last time the remaining five saw daylight, according to churchwarden Susan Hill.
I once worked as a dishwasher in a shopping mall in Conneticut, where I never saw daylight.
The 2/1 favourite lengthened well once he saw daylight in the straight and Hayes never had to resort to the whip to account for Croisultan.
The Elusive City filly was denied a clear run early in the straight but once Michael Hussey's mount saw daylight, the issue was never really in doubt and the even-money favourite obliged by half a length from Rain Delayed.
When FINALMENTE finally saw daylight at Newbury, the response was not immediate.
Ian Semple's colt never saw daylight at Sandown and will go off an attractive each way price here.
Deauville last time wasn't his best run, but he was drawn on the stands rail and he just never saw daylight.
But three of the youngsters, who first saw daylight four months ago, had "no concept of play", according to psychiatrists.
Held up on the inside and travelling well, he found himself with no room in which to manoeuvre after straightening up for home and, by the time he saw daylight, the race was over.
Jesse's remains last saw daylight on his second exhumation in 1995.
The champion jockey looked to be in a hopeless position on Selfish in the opener but once he saw daylight on the outside the 13-2 shot came with a devastating late run to pip favourite Wannabe Grand.