Part of speech: noun

The daily disappearance of the sun.

Part of speech: noun

The time at which the sun sets; twilight.

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Usage examples "sunset":

  1. What is the altitude of the sun after sunset? - "A Text-Book of Astronomy", George C. Comstock.
  2. It then still wanted several hours of sunset. - "The Boy Tar", Mayne Reid.
  3. Later that afternoon, just before sunset, there was a pretty picture in front of Truscott's quarters. - "Marion's Faith.", Charles King.