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half-light

[haf-lahyt, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌlaɪt, ˈhɑf-/
noun
1.
light that is about half its customary brightness, or that is partially dimmed or obscured:
the half-light of early dawn; a room in half-light.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25
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half-light

noun
1.
a dim light, as at dawn or dusk
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