Part of speech: noun

The daily first appearance of the sun.

Part of speech: noun

The time at which the sun rises.

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Usage examples "sunrise":

  1. " We'll breakfast together presently if you like; and meanwhile suppose we sit down and watch the sunrise. - "The Greater Inclination", Edith Wharton.
  2. G. had been instructed to call us at sunrise if the morning were fair. - "Faces and Places", Henry William Lucy.
  3. What a grand sunrise it was! - "Out of Doors--California and Oregon", J. A. Graves.