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English adjective: sunset

1. sunset of a declining industry or technology

SamplesSunset industries.



2. sunset providing for termination

SamplesA program with a sunset provision.



English noun: sunset

1. sunset (time) the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon


Broader (hypernym)hour, time of day

Part meronymeve, even, evening, eventide

Antonymsaurora, break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, first light, sunrise, sunup, morning

2. sunset (phenomenon) atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun

Broader (hypernym)atmospheric phenomenon

3. sunset (event) the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon

Broader (hypernym)periodic event, recurrent event

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