nightfall

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night·fall

 (nīt′fôl′)
n.
The approach of darkness; dusk.

nightfall

(ˈnaɪtˌfɔːl)
n
the approach of darkness; dusk

night•fall

(ˈnaɪtˌfɔl)

n.
the coming of night; dusk.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nightfall - the time of day immediately following sunsetnightfall - the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
even, evening, eventide, eve - the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
night - a shortening of nightfall; "they worked from morning to night"
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"

nightfall

noun evening, sunset, twilight, dusk, sundown, eventide, gloaming (Scot. or poetic), eve (archaic) We started work at dawn and stopped at nightfall.
morning, dawn, dawning, daylight, sunrise, aurora (poetic), daybreak, cockcrow

nightfall

noun
The period between afternoon and nighttime:
Archaic: even, vesper.
Translations
هُبوط الليْل
soumrak
skumring
iltahämärä
alkony
nóttrökkurbil, ljósaskipti, næturkoma
mrak
akşam karanlığıakşam vakti

nightfall

[ˈnaɪtfɔːl] Nanochecer m
at nightfallal anochecer
by nightfallantes del anochecer

nightfall

[ˈnaɪtfɔːl] ntombée f de la nuit
by nightfall
I need to get to Lyon by nightfall → Il faut que je sois à Lyon avant la tombée de la nuit.
at nightfall → à la tombée de la nuit

nightfall

[ˈnaɪtˌfɔːl] ncrepuscolo
at nightfall → al calar della notte

night

(nait) noun
1. the period from sunset to sunrise. We sleep at night; They talked all night (long); He travelled by night and rested during the day; The days were warm and the nights were cool; (also adjective) He is doing night work.
2. the time of darkness. In the Arctic in winter, night lasts for twenty-four hours out of twenty-four.
ˈnightly adjective, adverb
every night. a nightly news programme; He goes there nightly.
ˈnight-club noun
a club open at night for drinking, dancing, entertainment etc.
ˈnightdress, ˈnightgown noun
a garment for wearing in bed.
ˈnightfall noun
the beginning of night; dusk.
ˈnightmare noun
a frightening dream. I had a nightmare about being strangled.
ˈnightmarish adjective
ˈnight-school noun
(a place providing) educational classes held in the evenings for people who are at work during the day.
ˈnight shift
1. (a period of) work during the night. He's on (the) night shift this week.
2. the people who work during this period. We met the night shift leaving the factory.
ˈnight-time noun
the time when it is night. Owls are usually seen at night-time.
ˌnight-ˈwatchman noun
a person who looks after a building etc during the night.

nightfall

n. atardecer, anochecer.