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sunlit

[suhn-lit] /ˈsʌnˌlɪt/
adjective
1.
lighted by the sun.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; sun + lit1
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  • Sprawling farmsteads peek through sunlit cottonwoods, oak and elm trees.
  • Instead of growing its algae in sunlit ponds it keeps them in the dark and feeds them with sugar.
  • The clams fed off their captive algae and their habitat expanded into sunlit waters.
  • These vertical migrators rise to the surface at night to feed on the plankton produced there in the sunlit layers.

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