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ashen light

noun

, Astronomy.
  1. a faint glow visible on the unlit side of the planet Venus in its crescent phase.


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When at last all that could be done had been done, the east was beginning to take on a sort of ashen light—the forerunner of dawn.

At noon there was no sunshine, only a wan, ashen light that suffused the sky.

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