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sun·rise

 (sŭn′rīz′)
n.
1. The event or time of the appearance of the upper circumferential edge of the sun as it rises above the horizon, typically the eastern horizon except for extreme latitudes.
2. The sky as the sun rises: saw a beautiful sunrise.
3. An outset or emergence: the sunrise of classical art and sculpture.

sunrise

(ˈsʌnˌraɪz)
n
1. (Astronomy) the daily appearance of the sun above the horizon
2. (Physical Geography) the atmospheric phenomena accompanying this appearance
3. (Astronomy) Also called (esp US): sunup the time at which the sun rises at a particular locality
4. (Economics) (modifier) of or relating to sunrise industry: sunrise technology; sunrise sector.

sun•rise

(ˈsʌnˌraɪz)

n.
1. the rise or ascent of the sun above the horizon in the morning.
2. the atmospheric and scenic phenomena accompanying this.
3. the time when half the sun has risen above the horizon.
[1300–50; Middle English, short for sunrising (see sun, rise, -ing1)]

Sun•rise

(ˈsʌnˌraɪz)

n.
a city in SE Florida. 64,407.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunrise - the first light of daysunrise - 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"
sundown, sunset - the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
2.sunrise - atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
atmospheric phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
3.sunrise - the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon
periodic event, recurrent event - an event that recurs at intervals
Adj.1.sunrise - of an industry or technology; new and developing; "high-technology sunrise industries"
new - not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World"

sunrise

noun dawn, daybreak, break of day, daylight, aurora (poetic), sunup, cockcrow, dayspring (poetic) The rain began towards sunrise.

sunrise

noun
The first appearance of daylight in the morning:
Translations
شُروقُ الشَّمْسشُروق الشَّمْس
východ slunce
solopgang
auringonnousu
izlazak sunca
napkeltenapfelkelte
sólarupprás
日の出
일출
východ slnka
sončni vzhod
soluppgång
พระอาทิตย์ขึ้น
gün doğumugün doğuşugüneşin doğması
bình minh

sunrise

[ˈsʌnraɪz]
A. Nsalida f del sol
at sunriseal amanecer
from sunrise to sunsetde sol a sol
B. CPD sunrise industries NPLindustrias fpl del porvenir, industrias fpl de alta tecnología

sunrise

[ˈsʌnraɪz] nlever m du soleil
at sunrise → au lever du soleil

sunrise

[ˈsʌnˌraɪz] n at sunriseallo spuntar del sole

sun

(san) noun
1. the round body in the sky that gives light and heat to the earth. The Sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the Earth.
2. any of the fixed stars. Do other suns have planets revolving round them?
3. light and heat from the sun; sunshine. We sat in the sun; In Britain they don't get enough sun; The sun has faded the curtains.
verbpast tense, past participle sunned
to expose (oneself) to the sun's rays. He's sunning himself in the garden.
ˈsunless adjective
without sun, or lacking sunlight. a sunless room.
ˈsunny adjective
1. filled with sunshine. sunny weather.
2. cheerful and happy. The child has a sunny nature.
ˈsunniness noun
ˈsunbathe verb
to lie or sit in the sun, especially wearing few clothes, in order to get a suntan.
ˈsunbeam noun
a ray of the sun.
ˈsunburn noun
the brown or red colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun's rays.
ˈsunburned, ˈsunburnt adjective
sunburnt faces.
ˈsundial noun
a device, usually in a garden, for telling time from the shadow of a rod or plate on its surface cast by the sun.
ˈsundown noun
(especially American) sunset.
ˈsunflower noun
a type of large yellow flower with petals like rays of the sun, from whose seeds we get oil.
ˈsunglasses noun plural
glasses of dark-coloured glass or plastic to protect the eyes in bright sunlight.
ˈsunlight noun
the light of the sun. The cat was sitting in a patch of sunlight.
ˈsunlit adjective
lighted up by the sun. a sunlit room.
ˈsunrise noun
the rising of the sun in the morning, or the time of this.
ˈsunset noun
the setting of the sun, or the time of this. the red glow of the sunset.
ˈsunshade noun
a type of umbrella for sheltering a person from the sun; a parasol.
ˈsunshine noun
1. the light of the sun. The children were playing in the sunshine.
2. cheerfulness or happiness.
ˈsunstroke noun
a serious illness caused by being in very hot sunshine for too long.
ˈsuntan noun
a brown colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun. I'm trying to get a suntan.
catch the sun
to become sunburnt.
under the sun
in the whole world. I'm sure that he must have visited every country under the sun.

sunrise

شُروقُ الشَّمْس východ slunce solopgang Sonnenaufgang ανατολή του ηλίου amanecer auringonnousu lever du soleil izlazak sunca alba 日の出 일출 zonsopgang soloppgang wschód słońca nascer do sol восход солнца soluppgång พระอาทิตย์ขึ้น gün doğuşu bình minh 日出
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It was near sunrise when Cassy and Emmeline paused, for a moment, in a little knot of trees near the town.
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It had been a red sunrise, and she had leaned on the window sill studying her lesson and thinking what a lovely world it was.
She was a field hand, and a whipping is the penalty of not being in the field at sunrise, unless a slave has special permission from his or her master to the con- trary--a permission which they seldom get, and one that gives to him that gives it the proud name of being a kind master.