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half-light

[ haf-lahyt, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˌlaɪt, ˈhɑf- /
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noun

light that is about half its customary brightness, or that is partially dimmed or obscured: the half-light of early dawn; a room in half-light.

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Origin of half-light

First recorded in 1615–25
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British Dictionary definitions for half-light

half-light

noun

a dim light, as at dawn or dusk
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