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first light

n
the time when light first appears in the morning; dawn

first light

The beginning of morning nautical twilight; i.e., when the center of the morning sun is 12 degrees below the horizon.
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Noun1.first light - the first light of dayfirst light - the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"
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Whenever one looked at this slope against the setting sun, the circle showed like a pattern in the grass; and this morning, when the first light spray of snow lay over it, it came out with wonderful distinctness, like strokes of Chinese white on canvas.
The first light we see we'll land a hundred yards below it or above it, in a place where it's a good hiding-place for you and the skiff, and then I'll go and fix up some kind of a yarn, and get somebody to go for that gang and get them out of their scrape, so they can be hung when their time comes.
Now it was late, and the moon had not yet risen, therefore the headman said that he would sleep that night in our kraal, and at the first light would go with me to the spot where I said the cattle were.
When the first light of the rising moon touched the sail, illuminating the boat with pearly radiance, Ruth moved away from him.
It seems that the white sparrow comes out only just at daybreak with the first light of dawn, and that it brings all kinds of good luck to the farmer that is fortunate enough to catch it.
With the first light we were up and making ready for the fray.
As the east paled with the first light of dawn we got under way again, and hauled close on the land breeze as we slanted across the bay toward Point Pedro.
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nearby) stars are the European Southern Observatory's Next-Generation Transit Survey, which recently achieved first light, and the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), slated for launch in August 2017.
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