Definition of half-light in English:


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[mass noun]
  • Dim light such as at dusk or dawn: the trees had a slightly spooky look in the half-light
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    • Creative theatrical effect helped the presentation as each artist emerged from the gloom of a darkened stage to be lit in the ghostly half-light, and to the warm enthusiastic reception from the patrons.
    • She stood in the doorway, looking at the boy, who was lying in the strange half-light of the dawn, then turned and went down the stairs.
    • It was the grey half-light before dawn and Astaevia could only just see where she was going.

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