• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sunrising Hence, the region where the sun rises; the east. "Which were beyond Jordan toward the sunrising .""Full hot and fast the Saxon rides, with rein of travel slack,
      And, bending o'ev his saddle, leaves the sunrise at his back."
    • Sunrising The first appearance of the sun above the horizon in the morning; more generally, the time of such appearance, whether in fair or cloudy weather; as, to begin work at sunrise . "The tide of sunrise swells."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Planet Jupiter spins so fast that there are 2 sunrises and 2 sunsets every 24 hours by earth time.
    • n sunrising The rising or first appearance of the sun above the horizon; sunrise.
    • n sunrising The place or quarter where the sun rises; the east.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Hindu holy day begins at sunrise, the Jewish holy day begins at sunset, and the Christian holy day begins at midnight.
    • Sunrising the rising or first appearance of the sun above the horizon: the time of this rising: the east
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  • Clement of Alexandria
    Clement of Alexandria
    “The Lord has turned all our sunsets into sunrise.”
  • William Blake
    “He who binds to himself a joy doth the winged life destroy. But he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in Eternity's sunrise.”
  • George Washington Carver
    George Washington Carver
    “Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.”
  • Horace Mann
    “Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever.”
  • Horace Mann
    “Two golden hours somewhere between sunrise and sunset. Both are set with 60 diamond minutes. No reward is offered. They are gone forever.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. sunne; Ice. sunna, Ger. sunne.


In literature:

He went, and before sunrise on the morrow he was there.
"Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know" by Various
Washington's troops reached a point within two miles of Princeton about sunrise.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
I am ugly, and very poor, and of no account; and I die at sunrise, so they say.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
Ewell's camp, spread over the rolling hills and lighted by a splendid sunrise, lay imposingly.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
At sunrise a rabbit hopped near.
"Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children" by Mabel Powers
Daybreak found me up, and in full enjoyment of the exquisite luxury of open air, in a clear and pure Oriental climate, before sunrise.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
At sunrise, the funeral procession left the house for the place of cremation.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Wednesday, November seventh: The weather is beautifully clear and sunny today, with charming sky effects at sunrise and sunset.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
At sunrise, when I opened my eyes again, the boy was still at it.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Just why this continuing silence should make the original Sunrise Hill Camp Fire guardian smile, no one understood.
"The Camp Fire Girls in the Outside World" by Margaret Vandercook

In poetry:

Like sunrise when its conquering glow
Smites through the vapours cold,
Till all their ragged inlets flow
With floods of burning gold.
"Music" by Charles Harpur
The town is left, the road leads on,
Bluely glaring in the sun,
Toward where in the sunrise gate
Death, honour, and fierce battle wait.
"Battery Moving Up to a New Position from Rest Camp:Dawn" by Robert Nichols
"When I am older!"—"Nay, not so!"
"I have hardly opened my eyes!"
"He who to the old sunset would go,
Starts best with the young sunrise."
"Tell Me" by George MacDonald
It was not so--we once were young
When Spring, to womanly Summer turning,
Her dew-drops on each grass-blade strung,
In the red sunrise burning.
"To----" by James Russell Lowell
How flamed the sunrise through the pines!
How stretched the birchen shadows,
Braiding in long, wind-wavered lines
The westward sloping meadows!
"St. Martin's Summer" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Sunrise is in your eyes, and in your heart
The hope and bright desire of morn and May.
My eyes are full of shadow, and my part
Of life is yesterday.
"Age To Youth" by Edith Nesbit

In news:

And Nogales upsets Sunrise Mountain.
Plus, the sunrise is spectacular.
Koa MacDougall, 13, of Vero Beach took out his ticket to photograph it before the show at the Sunrise Theatre in downtown Fort Pierce on Sunday night.
Sunrise over Lake Ontario Click to enlarge.
He goes in for surgery tomorrow morning at Sunrise Hospital.
The best time to try to see the Leonids are in the last two or three hours before sunrise, when the moon has set.
However, the moon will set a few hours before sunrise when the Leonids reach their maximum.
Then you'll love the rest of Liana 's 10-track album Sunrise, set to release this July.
Easter sunrise service held at Lincoln Memorial .
It was a day for elementary students to learn about and appreciate farm life at Sunrise River School in North Branch.
I picked them up on the beach early Tuesday, just after sunrise, before the gulls could get to them.
Matthew Lawson, 21, of Sunrise, has won a $125,000 settlement with the town after accusing three Davie officers of police brutality.
Just days after a state energy commission halted helicopter use on SDG&E's Sunrise Powerlink, complaints about the project continue to flood in.
McAllen-born "Twilight" actress visits Action 4 Sunrise.
0On Friday, Action 4 Sunrise welcomed Marisa Quinn, who will be playing "Huilen" in the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.

In science:

The minima of ∆ L2 occur around sunrise (around 7h local) and sunset (around 17h local) where the temperatures go through maximum and minimum and show the smallest change with time.
Mechanical Measurements of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
There occurs a change in ∆ with sunrise and sunset.
Mechanical Measurements of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
Simulated continuum intensity maps corresponding to telescopes with apertures of 4 (first two columns), 1.5, and 1 m, representative (from left toward right) of the ATST, EST (4 m with a central obscuration), Gregor, and Sunrise and SST, respectively, all considered without atmospheric effects.
Size matters
Recently, using the IMAX spectropolarimeter (Martinez Pillet et al. 2010) onboard SUNRISE (Barthol et al. 2010; Solanki et al. 2010), Bello Gonz´alez et al. (2010) obtained an acoustic flux at a height of 250 km above the photosphere only around 2 times lower than the chromospheric radiative losses.
Magneto-acoustic wave energy from numerical simulations of an observed sunspot umbra
Remiddi, “Analytic treatment of the two loop equal mass sunrise graph,” Nucl.
Mellin Amplitudes for Dual Conformal Integrals