nighttime nighttime  /ˈnaɪtT ˌaɪm/


  • (n) the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside



  1. The effect against the nighttime sky is nothing short of magical.
  2. He recalls the order his unit got after a nighttime firefight to roll back out and collect the enemy dead.
  3. Barely a mile from the feasting lions, herders are bringing cattle and sheep into their nighttime pens, raising clouds of red dust.


  1. Goat found strolling Sweden streets

    SKARA, Sweden, June 16 (UPI) -- Police in Sweden were trying to track down the owners of a goat who went on a nighttime walkabout in Skara.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Nighttime ramp and lane closures on I-405 in Kirkland this weekend

    Nighttime drivers who plan to use southbound Interstate 405 to leave the Kirkland area or get to State Route 520 should use alternate routes on Saturday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Kirkland Reporter

  3. Nighttime lane closures suspended due to Black Forest Fire

    Nighttime lanes closures on Interstate 25 have been suspended until further notice as a result of the Black Forest Fire, which is burning east of the I-25 construction corridor. Nighttime work that ha
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Tri-Lakes Tribune


  1. "In the sci-fi setting we can talk about things that you probably couldn't talk about on a regular nighttime drama," the 40-year-old Barrowman says.
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: John Barrowman Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "I was really just trying to hit a flyball there," Martin said. "I knew I hit it good, but you never know when it's nighttime here at Dodger Stadium. That ball does die out there at night, a little bit more than during the day."
    on Apr 21, 2007 By: Russell Martin Source: ESPN

  3. "It's time we end these nighttime raids without search warrants or subpoenas," Bedford said.
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: Roger Bedford Source: BusinessWeek

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