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nightside

[nahyt-sahyd]
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noun
  1. Journalism. the night shift of a newspaper.
  2. Astronomy. the dark side of a planet or moon.
Compare dayside.

Origin of nightside

1840–50 for an earlier sense; night + side1
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  • My name is Nomis J. Arkdragen, assistant manager in charge of nightside dreams.

    The Status Civilization

    Robert Sheckley


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