sunglow

[ suhn-gloh ]
/ ˈsʌnˌgloʊ /
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noun

a diffused, hazy light seen around the sun, caused by atmospheric dust.

Nearby words

  1. sungazing,
  2. sunghua,
  3. sungkiang,
  4. sunglass,
  5. sunglasses,
  6. sungrebe,
  7. sunhat,
  8. sunk,
  9. sunk fence,
  10. sunk relief

Origin of sunglow

First recorded in 1835–45; sun + glow

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British Dictionary definitions for sunglow

sunglow

/ (ˈsʌnˌɡləʊ) /

noun

a pinkish glow often seen in the sky before sunrise or after sunset. It is caused by scattering or diffraction of sunlight by particles in the atmosphere
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