twilight zone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n twilight zone the ambiguous region between two categories or states or conditions (usually containing some features of both) "but there is still a twilight zone, the tantalizing occurrences that are probably noise but might possibly be a signal","in the twilight zone between humor and vulgarity","in that no man's land between negotiation and aggression"
    • n twilight zone the lowest level of the ocean to which light can reach
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Quotations

  • John F. Dodge
    John F. Dodge
    “There is no twilight zone of honesty in business. A thing is right or it's wrong. It's black or it's white.”

Usage

In literature:

To my surprise, Atmananda and Tom recalled an episode from The Twilight Zone.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
Nevertheless the twilight zone of inquiry, of thinking, exists.
"Democracy and Education" by John Dewey
The wall hid the burning zone of twilight; a greenish blue reigned in the zenith.
"Cæsar or Nothing" by Pío Baroja Baroja
But on the borderland between these sharply defined classes lay many in the twilight zone.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
There is no "twilight zone" in their thinking.
"An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway" by Martin Brown Ruud
The twilight zone of Earth's shadow reached the Platform.
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
The family dwelt in what was then regarded by Cambridge, Mass., as the Twilight Zone of Semi-Culture, viz., Swigget County, Pennsylvania.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
The inquiry will take him far into the twilight zones of psychology.
"A Book of Burlesques" by H. L. Mencken
He saw an ocean come out of the twilight zone of dawn.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
In time the moons of Saturn, and the twilight zone of Mercury, and some day the moons of Jupiter.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
Right is right and wrong is wrong; they do not recognize that there are doubtful twilight zones.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
We do not even till the land close to the twilight zone.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
He lay for a moment in the twilight zone between sleeping and waking, seeking the reason.
"Doubloons--and the Girl" by John Maxwell Forbes
It exists in that "twilight zone" of dispute and strong language and peanut politics known as the National Forests.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
There was a jumble of mountains, a chain edging in from the twilight zone.
"The Secret of the Ninth Planet" by Donald Allen Wollheim
In these twilight-zones of indetermination, cost as well as other factors of supply have had their opportunity.
"Creative Intelligence" by John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
IN THE TWILIGHT ZONE.
"Dolly's College Experiences" by Mabel Cronise Jones
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In news:

The word is that there might be a new version of the The Twilight Zone movie in the works.
Twilight Zone Fundraiser, Around the Tiers.
All posts tagged 'The Twilight Zone .
The Synergy of Art and 'The Twilight Zone '.
ME (Bill Lynch) FISHING in the twilight zone on the Sandy River in Oregon.
Romney's foreign policy twilight zone .
Walmart Equals Twilight Zone .
"The Twilight Zone '" creator Rod Serling wrote 92 of the show's 156 scripts and hosted them all.
Items tagged with The Twilight Zone .
Surviving The Twilight Zone .
0Somewhere between early and late fall in the walleye belt is a relatively short period that could be easily classified as the Twilight Zone , where nothing is as it seems.
Posts Tagged ' Twilight Zone .
We are entering 'The Twilight Zone .
Every year on certain holidays, one of the networks, I believe the SciFi network, runs a marathon of "The Twilight Zone " episodes.
Park guests are welcomed to the California Adventure thrill ride, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
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In science:

But the macro is finally composed of the micro! Where then, is the boundary, if any? These spectacular experiments offer the tantalizing possibility of probing the twilight zone between quantum and classical worlds by performing interference experiments with increasingly heavier and complex ob jects.
Quantum interference of molecules -- probing the wave nature of matter
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