Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » S » Sunnite ... Superfamily Tyrannidae

SUNRISE

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does sunrise mean? 

SUNRISE (noun)
  The noun SUNRISE has 3 senses:

1. the first light of day
2. atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
3. the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon

  Familiarity information: SUNRISE used as a noun is uncommon.


SUNRISE (adjective)
  The adjective SUNRISE has 1 sense:

1. of an industry or technology; new and developing

  Familiarity information: SUNRISE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUNRISE (noun)


Sense 1sunrise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The first light of day

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

sunup; sunrise; first light; dayspring; daybreak; dawning; dawn; cockcrow; break of the day; break of day; aurora; morning

Context examples:

we got up before dawn / they talked until morning

Hypernyms ("sunrise" is a kind of...):

hour; time of day (clock time)

Antonym:

sunset (the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon)


Sense 2sunrise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Hypernyms ("sunrise" is a kind of...):

atmospheric phenomenon (a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere)


Sense 3sunrise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The daily event of the sun rising above the horizon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("sunrise" is a kind of...):

periodic event; recurrent event (an event that recurs at intervals)


SUNRISE (adjective)


Sense 1sunrise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of an industry or technology; new and developing

Context example:

high-technology sunrise industries

Similar:

new (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones." (English proverb)

"A handful of love is better than an oven full of bread" (Breton proverb)

"One hand won't clap." (Armenian proverb)

"Some die; others bloom." (Corsican proverb)

 SUNRISE: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0427 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: