• WordNet 3.6
    • adj sunrise of an industry or technology; new and developing "high-technology sunrise industries"
    • n sunrise the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon
    • n sunrise atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
    • n sunrise the first light of day "we got up before dawn","they talked until morning"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Planet Jupiter spins so fast that there are 2 sunrises and 2 sunsets every 24 hours by earth time.
    • Sunrise 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."
    • Sunrise 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: The Hindu holy day begins at sunrise, the Jewish holy day begins at sunset, and the Christian holy day begins at midnight.
    • n sunrise The rise or first appearance of the upper limb of the sun above the horizon in the morning; also, the atmospheric phenomena accompanying the rising of the sun; the time of such appearance, whether in fair or cloudy weather; morning.
    • n sunrise The region or place where the sun rises; the east: as, to travel toward the sunrise.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sunrise 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:

The last will arrive the day after, at about sunrise here.
"Talents, Incorporated" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
In strict V-formation, they flashed from the sunrise toward the west.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
These thirty miles must be traversed between sunset and sunrise.
"The Hour and the Man" by Harriet Martineau
It suddenly occurred to him that he had never seen a sunrise on the pond.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
We left at sunrise the next morning; there was a sunrise that morning, for a wonder.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Up at sunrise again, but it took some time to get ready, for I had to get some clothes out of the trunk, to send home.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
Before sunrise the Greek ships were working their way in long procession through the Strait of Negropont.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
"The Tiger Hunter" by Mayne Reid
As for you, old man," he added, turning to the merchant, "at sunrise to-morrow you will take your departure.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
They were on the move shortly after sunrise, that is to say half-past three.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner

In poetry:

Lo! lo! the dawn-blink yonder,
The sunrise draweth nigh,
And men forget to wonder
That they were born to die.
"Earth The Healer, Earth The Keeper" by William Morris
He who binds to himself a joy
Dot the winged life destroy;
But he who kisses the joy as it flies
Lives in Eternity's sunrise.
"Several Questions Answered" by William Blake
Ho, the sunrise rainbow-hearted
Steals athwart the misty brine,
And the sky where clouds have parted
Is a bowl of amber wine!
"Morning along Shore" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Of how the months have fled away,
And sunrise hour turned twilight gray,
While we have suffered smilingly
For our Love's sake.
"For Our Love's Sake" by Sophie Margaret Hensley
That man did touch thee! Eyes divine
Make sunrise in thy soul;
Thou seest love in order shine:—
His health hath made thee whole!
"Mary Magdalene" by George MacDonald
“And when will ye come back frae roamin’,
My merry son, come tell me hither?
And when will ye come back frae roamin’?
And I wot I hae not anither.”
“When the sunrise out of the north is comen,
O dear mither.”
"The Bloody Sun" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

14 m ago Accident Railroad Ave and Sunrise Hwy North Service Rd.
Syngenta's Calibrachoa 'Callie Orange Sunrise'.
Sex, spies and psychoanalysis in 'Waiting for Sunrise'.
"Waiting for Sunrise" is a new novel from acclaimed British author William Boyd.
A driver refresher course will be held Saturday, May 21 12:30 – 4:30 pm at The Villages of North Branch, Sunrise Hall.
2.5 stars for Peruvian classics in Sunrise & West Kendall.
"Softly as in a Morning Sunrise".
31 m ago In Islip accident cleared on Sunrise Hwy Service Rd EB at Carleton Ave.
In Islip accident cleared on Sunrise Hwy Service Rd EB at Carleton Ave. 31 m ago at waystaff Lane.
It happened outside Sawgrass Mills Mall in Sunrise.
12801 West Sunrise Boulevard, Sunrise.
Rivaling Disney World in popularity and vastness, Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise is the ultimate outlet mall.
Sunrise outlet mall hosts shopping party with Lauren Tannehill at 140,000-foot retail expansion.
The spotlight's on Dead by Sunrise.
Sunrise brings a skiff of snow to Monument Valley.

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
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched the sunobserving satellite Solar-B on September 23 and renamed it to Hinode, the Japanese word for sunrise.
Astrophysics in 2006
Flatfield corrections are derived from observation of the sunrise sky.
New neighbours: IV. 30 DENIS late-M dwarfs between 15 and 30 parsecs
The differential equations for the 2-loop sunrise graph, at equal masses but arbitrary momentum transfer, are used for the analytic evaluation of the coefficients of its Laurent-expansion in the continuous dimension d.
Differential Equations for the 2-Loop Equal Mass Sunrise
In fact, their reduction to MIs involves a “sunrise”-type subtopology with three equal massive propagators and an external momentum which is not on the mass shell of the internal propagators.
Two-Loop Planar Corrections to Heavy-Quark Pair Production in the Quark-Antiquark Channel