Science / Weather / Dawn: The first appearance of light in the eastern sky before sunrise. It marks the beginning of morning twilight. The visual display is created by the scattering of light reaching the upper atmosphere prior to the sun's rise to the observer's horizon.

Other Words for Dawn

Dawn Verb Synonyms: daybreak, sunrise, break of day, crack of dawn, first light, dawning, cock crow, aurora, day-spring, sun-up
Dawn Noun Synonyms: dawning, beginning, commencement, start, birth, awakening, inception, genesis, outset, onset, origin, appearance, arrival, advent, emergence, inauguration, rise, first occurrence

Dawn Song

Entertainment / Literature / Dawn Song: (also called an aubade) A genre of poetry common to Europe in which the poem is about the dawn or coming of dawn, or it is a piece of music meant to be sung or played outdoors at dawn. Examples includ MORE

Dawn Raid

Business / Finance / Dawn Raid: Credit extension beyond normal terms of a credit supplier. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Aubade: (also called a dawn song) A genre of poetry in which a short poem's subject is about the dawn or the coming of the dawn, or it is a piece of music meant to be sung or played outdoors at dawn. Examples MORE

Anzac Day

Life Style / Holiday / Anzac Day: Anzac Day, a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand, commemorates the landing at Gallipoli in 1915 of the two countries' fighting men, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, during World War MORE

Large Ship

Life Style / Travel / Large Ship: A ship of a grt (gross registered tonnage) between 65,000 and 100,000 tons. Carnival legend, celebrity constellation, crystal serenity, disney magic, holland america's zuiderdam, norwegian dawn, coral MORE

See you at the Pole

Life Style / Holiday / See you at the Pole: The act of abstaining from food or drink, or fasting, for a complete lunar month from dawn to sunset. Swam is one of the five pillars of Islam. MORE