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Noun1.midafternoon - the middle part of the afternoonmidafternoon - the middle part of the afternoon  
daylight, daytime, day - the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"
afternoon - the part of the day between noon and evening; "he spent a quiet afternoon in the park"
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Though they had come many miles, it was still but midafternoon, and the amphitheater was bathed in the half light which filtered through the maze of encircling foliage.
It was a late finish at the Green Eagle Golf Courses because play was suspended as lightning flashed ahead for almost three hours during midafternoon.
Tory former energy minister Sir Greg Knight renewed calls to end the "ridiculous ritual", warning the nation will be plunged into "darkness and misery by midafternoon" once the clocks are changed this weekend.
Brent crude, a benchmark for international oils, was down $2.53 at $108.52 a barrel at midafternoon Bangkok time in electronic trading on the ICE futures exchange in London.
Despite her super-svelte figure, she's adamant that 'if someone comes in midafternoon with a tray of cakes, I'll always have one'.
Ed Oliver, deputy chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and manager of Clayton Square shopping centre, said: "It was a bit of a slow start but by midafternoon it was lively and there were a lot of people about."
In the first year plant material was harvested five times in the fall (September-November) on warm sunny days in midafternoon. In the second year, plant material obtained from a different source, was harvested from July until November on warm sunny days in mid-afternoon.
dollar briefly slid to 102.11 yen in midafternoon trading, its lowest level in four years and 11 months in Tokyo, as the U.S.
By midafternoon, the oil has spread to the female flower parts.
There will be a daily, excluding Sundays, departure from Birmingham at 07.30 and midafternoon departures at 15.00 on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
By the end of March they were riding 60-plus miles a day, starting at dawn and stopping midafternoon to set up camp, cook lunch over a Coleman stove, and talk with locals about their mission as founders of the Get All Your Ducks in a Row campaign.
Once thought to hunt only at dawn or dusk, the cats began to attack suburban deer in midafternoon. Supposedly averse to humans, a threat only to solitary children, they began to stalk adults and even groups.