Doha, QATAR — The summers in Doha are so unbearably hot, few people venture out on the streets during daylight hours.
In daylight hours, when the interior lights are off, the view below is a little murky.
Equipped with both daylight and infra-red cameras, SGR-1 can identify targets at ranges of up to 2.5 miles.
Third, daylight has again appeared between the Russians and the Assad regime.
Laila and I had been forced to vacate KL when an unchecked, daylight fire threatened to engulf our entire block.
He had gone out before daylight to catch them for her breakfast.
It was still daylight, and the door of the next dwelling was open.
"Sometime before daylight," muttered that gentleman, getting up.
About daylight I reached a forest in which I could conceal myself during the day.
The daylight shone, not into his shop alone, but into his heart as well.
c.1300 (as two words from mid-12c., daies liht), from day + light (n.); its figurative sense of "clearly visible open space between two things" (1820) has been used in references to boats in a race, U.S. football running backs avoiding opposing tackles, a rider and a saddle, and the rim of a glass and the surface of the liquor. The (living) daylights that you beat out of someone were originally slang for "the eyes" (1752), extended figuratively to the vital senses.
A clear and open space between two things, horses, players, boats, etc: Daylight began to open between the two leaders/ He went into the line, but couldn't find any daylight (1820+)
To work at a second job during the day: who is daylighting in an ad agency as a producer of commercials (1970s+)
[verb sense based on moonlight]