the lowest level of the ocean that light can reach.
an ill-defined area between two distinct conditions, categories, etc., usually comprising certain features of both; an indefinite boundary: a twilight zone between fantasy and reality.
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Origin of twilight zone
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby twilight zone
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British Dictionary definitions for twilight zone
any indefinite or transitional condition or area
an area of a city or town, usually surrounding the central business district, where houses have become dilapidated
the lowest level of the ocean to which light can penetrate
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