morning

Definitions

  • Dad and the Anarchists Reveled Till Morning 188
    Dad and the Anarchists Reveled Till Morning 188
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n morning a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    • n morning the earliest period "the dawn of civilization","the morning of the world"
    • n morning the time period between dawn and noon "I spent the morning running errands"
    • n morning the first light of day "we got up before dawn","they talked until morning"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

It's the Morning 119 It's the Morning 119
Xmas Day in Ye Morning music Xmas Day in Ye Morning music
FRANKLIN'S MORNING HUNT FOR HIS SHOES FRANKLIN'S MORNING HUNT FOR HIS SHOES
ONE MORNING SHE CONCLUDED SHE'D STRAIGHTEN OUT HENRY'S TRUNK ONE MORNING SHE CONCLUDED SHE'D STRAIGHTEN OUT HENRY'S TRUNK
The morning was truly Venetian, soft and fair as a dream The morning was truly Venetian, soft and fair as a dream
GOOD-MORNING, TEACHER. HERE IS LAZY KATE GOOD-MORNING, TEACHER. HERE IS LAZY KATE
Morning Star Morning Star
Jo spent the morning on the river Jo spent the morning on the river

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: All traffic stopped as people switched sides. This time and day were chosen to prevent accidents where drivers would have gotten up in the morning and been too sleepy to realize 'this' was the day of the changeover.
    • a Morning Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service. "She looks as clear
      As morning roses newly washed with dew."
    • Morning The first or early part of the day, variously understood as the earliest hours of light, the time near sunrise; the time from midnight to noon, from rising to noon, etc.
    • Morning The first or early part; as, the morning of life.
    • Morning The goddess Aurora.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Apparently 1/3 of people with alarm clocks hit the 'snooze' button every morning, and from 25-34 age group, it is over 1/2
    • n morning The first part of the day, strictly from midnight to noon. In a more limited sense, morning is the time from a little before to a little after sunrise, or the time beginning a little before sunrise, or at break of day, and extending to the hour of breakfast, or to noon. Among men of business and people of fashion, the morning is often considered to extend to the hour of dining, even when this occurs several hours after noon.
    • n morning Figuratively, the first or early part.
    • n morning A morning dram or draught.
    • n morning A slight repast taken at rising, some time before what is called breakfast.
    • morning Pertaining to the first or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day, or before dinner: as, a morning concert.
    • morning Existing, taking place, or seen in the morning: as, morning dew; morning light; morning service: often used figuratively.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Apples are more effecient than caffeine for waking you up in the morning.
    • n Morning morn′ing the first part of the day: the early part of anything: the first dram of the day
    • adj Morning pertaining to the morning: taking place or being in the morning
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Quotations

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    “Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose.”
  • Lou Holtz
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    “If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- you don't have enough goals.”
  • John Milton
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    “The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.”
  • Cyril Connolly
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    “No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
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    “I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.”
  • German Proverb
    German Proverb
    “The morning hour has gold in its mouth.”

Idioms

Monday morning quarterback - (USA) A Monday morning quarterback is someone who, with the benefit of hindsight, knows what should have been done in a situation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. morning, morwening,. See Morn

Usage

In literature:

But on Sunday morning she came down stairs singing, and Mr. Innes heard a future prima donna in her voice.
"Evelyn Innes" by George Moore
The morning of the Fourth dawned bright and clear.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
In a foggy atmosphere on the morning of March 21, 1866, I rode through muddy streets to the dock of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
The empty church was quite white that May morning.
"Abbe Mouret's Transgression La Faute De L'abbe Mouret" by Emile Zola
Each morning she found everything exactly as she had left it the morning before.
"The Shadow of a Crime A Cumbrian Romance" by Hall Caine
During the night of July 3 the temperature dropped to -65 deg., but in the morning we wakened (we really did wake that morning) to great relief.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
At seven the next morning, we stood in again, steering S.W.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 12" by Robert Kerr
At eight o'clock the next morning, we discovered an island, which bore from us N. 63 deg.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 13" by Robert Kerr
Every Friday afternoon he went home, to return by an early train Monday morning.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
Morning by morning, Doctor Conrad was sent for to see my mother.
"The Woman Thou Gavest Me" by Hall Caine
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In poetry:

Joy, behold the Savior,
Joy, the message hear,
“I’ll stand by until the morning,
I’ve come to save you, do not fear.
Yes, I’ll stand by until the morning,
I’ve come to save you, do not fear.”
"I’ll Stand" by Daniel Webster Moody
“O WHERE have ye been the morn sae late,
My merry son, come tell me hither?
O where have ye been the morn sae late?
And I wot I hae but anither.”
“By the water-gate, by the water-gate,
O dear mither.”
"The Bloody Sun" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Where are those morning joys,
Those dear delights of games and toys? The toys survive, the joys are dead,
The form remains, but life has fled:
Why should dull silence drown your happy noise,
Ye merry morning joys?
"Tired. On A Picture Of A Tired Child" by Samuel John Stone
And then, with a sudden invading blast,
He knew that it was no dream.
And all the night belief held fast,
Till thinned by the morning beam.
Thus radiant mornings and pale nights passed
On the backward-flowing stream.
"The Homeless Ghost" by George MacDonald
Give place! His Mother's claim is first;
Her arms embrace her Son once more:
On the kind breast where He was nurst
He hath sweet ease as oft before.
Morn after morn, through the twelve years,
His love makes rapture of her tears.
"After Ascension" by Katharine Tynan
These are Love's shadows, Love knows none but these:
Shadows that are the very soul of light,
As morning and the morning blossom bright,
Or jewelled shadows of moon-haunted seas;
The darkest shadows in this world of ours
Are made of flowers.
"Shadows" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Taylor Swift previewed " State of Grace " from her upcoming album, Red, Monday morning on ABC's Good Morning America.
The watch here at home officially begins Saturday morning and lasts through Sunday morning.
The Dallas Morning News reports the truck was found Saturday morning in a field behind a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Frisco.
National gospel recording artist Yolanda Adams bringing her syndicated morning radio talk show to Columbia Friday morning.
The morning of Feb 15, however, was not one of those dreamy-eyed mornings.
Minnesota Fattz & Cher Best, aka " America's Hottest Morning Wake Up Show ", wakes up the CSRA each Weekday Morning.
"This is not easy to say, but this is going to be my last morning as a regular co-host," Curry said on Thursday morning's show.
(KNSI) An early-morning fire that swept through an Eagan apartment building Thursday morning has displaced about 20 people.
Each morning on Sunrise 7, we're gearing you up for the big 9 day gun-deer hunting season that starts Saturday morning.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford appeared Wednesday morning on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike in the Morning".
In the past week or so, there's been a noticeable chill in the air and even the occasional morning frost, as anyone who's recently spent part of their morning scraping ice off their vehicle's windshield can tell you.
Here is your Morning Brief for the morning of August 7, 2012.
Tune in to hear " Stay Young, Stay Lost" off Bear Cub recently release album Good Morning, Every Morning.
Kenny took over as sports director at WXII in August 2010, following nearly three years as weekend morning anchor and weekday morning reporter.
The City of Ardmore sponsored a blood drive this morning on South Washington street this morning.
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In science:

During the investigation, it was found that the background load of the network link had a significant influence on the download performance: for example, a single-threaded download time of the test file from Uppsala to Lund could change from 64s in the morning to 284s in the afternoon.
Performance evaluation of the GridFTP within the NorduGrid project
Two sets of tests were performed: the first series of transfer measurements were taken in the morning at a relatively low network load, while the second was performed over a congested network at peak time.
Performance evaluation of the GridFTP within the NorduGrid project
The second morning session focused on binaries of a black-hole and a companion star.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
Such a discussion has become a feature of this very interactive workshop, and resulted in the talks that were eventually scheduled for the Summary session on Saturday morning.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
The workshop concluded with a discussion of “Important Questions” raised during the Wednesday morning discussion led by Whitcomb. W.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
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