Meaning of dusk

dusk

Pronunciation: (dusk), [key]
— n.
  1. the state or period of partial darkness between day and night; the dark part of twilight.
  2. partial darkness; shade; gloom: She was barely visible in the dusk of the room.

dusk

Pronunciation: (dusk), [key]
— adj.
  1. tending to darkness; dark.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to make or become dusk; darken.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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