sunrise

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time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside dark , night , nighttime
time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside day , daylight , daytime
planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky daystar , Lucifer , morning star , Phosphorus
direction of sunrise east
canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise none
service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier none
(Islam) a fast (held from sunrise to sunset) that is carried out during the Islamic month of Ramadan Ramadan
signal to get up in the morning; in the military it is a bugle call at sunrise reveille
third pillar of Islam is fasting (primarily during the month of Ramadan); Muslims abstain from food and drink and gambling and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan sawm
luminous tract in the sky; a reflection of sunlight from cosmic dust in the plane of the ecliptic; visible just before sunrise and just after sunset zodiacal light
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