first light

first light
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst lahyt]
    • /fɜrst laɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [furst lahyt]
    • /fɜrst laɪt/

Definitions of first light words

  • noun first light dawn. 1
  • phrase first light First light is the time in the early morning when light first appears and before the sun rises. 0
  • noun first light the time when light first appears in the morning; dawn 0
  • noun first light early morning, when light starts to appear; dawn; daybreak 0

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Origin of first light

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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Parts of speech for First light


first light popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 3% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

first light usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for first light

noun first light

  • dawning — gradually beginning to become light
  • aurora — an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands, curtains, or streamers of light, usually green, red, or yellow, that move across the sky in polar regions. It is caused by collisions between air molecules and charged particles from the sun that are trapped in the earth's magnetic field
  • break of day — dawn; daybreak.
  • dawn — Dawn is the time of day when light first appears in the sky, just before the sun rises.
  • daylight — Daylight is the natural light that there is during the day, before it gets dark.

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