darkness

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personification of the sky or upper air breathed by the Olympians; son of Erebus and night or of Chaos and darkness Aether
signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides pilots in darkness or bad weather beam , radio beam
darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft) blackout , brownout , dimout
(Greek mythology) Greek god of darkness who dwelt in the underworld; son of Chaos; brother of Nox; father of Aether and Day Erebus
state of partial or total darkness gloom , somberness , sombreness
darkness between one day and the next night
darkness night
onset of darkness night , nightfall
long period of darkness and extreme cold that scientists predict would follow a full-scale nuclear war; a layer of dust and smoke in the atmosphere would cover the earth and block the rays of the sun; most living organisms would perish nuclear winter
morbid fear of night or darkness nyctophobia
partial darkness semidarkness
place of relative darkness shade
relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body shade , shadiness , shadowiness
relative darkness or lightness of a color value
religion believing in the universal struggle between light and darkness Zoroastrianism
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