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all night·er

or all-night·er (ôl′nī′tər)
n. Informal
A project or event lasting all through the night, especially an intense bout of study or work: pulled an all nighter to finish the assignment on time.
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an entertainment, such as a pop concert or film screening, that lasts all night
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n. Informal.
something lasting or open all night, as an all-night game or all-night supermarket.
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And when going for all-nighters, dark circles and spots make appearances.
AFTER years of balancing academics and extracurricular events, pulling all-nighters just to beat tight project deadlines and burning the midnight oil for exams, students are now counting the days to their graduation, the victorious end of school life and the beginning of yet another chapter and adventure.
The moment I realised my work was gone, I flashed to my university days when my bestie, Ziyada, and I would pull all-nighters typing in the computer lab.
Brian burns the candle at both ends as he juggles his day job as a teacher with all-nighters writing the perfect nativity play for bullying boss Phil.
Two years and a few all-nighters later, I can finally say I did it!
There's nothing like a strong cup of Joe to keep you going on those all-nighters.
With a killer line-up of international spinners and collectors, three day-time parties and two all-nighters! Under under one roof, over one weekend.
For those students who regularly pull 'all-nighters' prior to an exam, Tanya has some words of warning: "Studying throughout the night prevents the essential process that takes place during our deepest part of sleep, known as Rapid Eye Movement (REM).
Godin told his staff: 'Don't waste time playing them records in the US chart, just play them what they like - Northern Soul.' And so the name stuck - right through Northern Soul's heyday from early gigs at Manchester's Twisted Wheel nightclub to the famous all-nighters at Wigan Casino.
When it comes to studying, most of us fall into one of two categories: One, you power through no matter what (hello, all-nighters!) or two, you take "quick" breaks (which turn into an hour and, before you know it, all you've accomplished is finishing another season of Degrassi).
"REVV coffee is for all the early risers, all-nighters, daily grinders, and everyone who lives for strong coffee," said Scott Moffitt, chief brand and beverage officer at Keurig, Waterbury, Vermont.
He said: "I am just completely overwhelmed at the moment after having two unintended all-nighters, it has been a blessing, to be honest.