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Soon we had the entire garden to ourselves — we encountered fewer than a dozen people the entire weekend — and as the light dimmed behind an overcast sky, the three of us perched on a ledge near the trail’s end.
A DAY’S DRIVE FROM CHICAGO, EXPLORING A VERY DIFFERENT ILLINOISCARSON VAUGHANFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s during this dim period, when the stars still mingle with the moon in the sky but the sun announces that it’s on its way, that I’ve maintained a tenuous hold on the outside world through surfing.
THE SPARK AFTER THE DARKNESSBONNIE TSUIFEBRUARY 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
This is Delaware, home of presidents and seekers of information about Cantonese dim sum to be served during the Super Bowl.
THE 2021 SUPER BOWL FOOD MAP IS A DEEP DIVE INTO AMERICA’S WEIRD CULINARY UNDERBELLYMATT BONESTEELFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On a per-36-minutes and per-100-possessions basis, Randle is diming up his teammates more than he ever previously had.
THE ONLY THING KEEPING THE KNICKS OFFENSE AFLOAT IS JULIUS RANDLE’S TURN AS A POINT GUARDJARED DUBINJANUARY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When researchers look for far-off planets, they do so by watching stars and noting when planets pass in front of them, measuring the resulting dim in brightness.
THESE 6 EXOPLANETS SOMEHOW ORBIT THEIR STAR IN PERFECT RHYTHMCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 27, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some even have the ability to group lights together, so you can dim the entire downstairs, upstairs, or even the whole house with a single command.
SMART LIGHT SWITCHES TO BEST BRIGHTEN (OR DIM) YOUR HOMEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
By dimming lights from afar, the agencies could recoup their costs through energy savings, the pitch went.
LESSONS FROM THE YEAR IN SURVEILLANCE TECH DEBACLESJESSE MARXDECEMBER 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That lets them find a couple thousand floaters every year, though most are just dim stars.
ROGUE PLANETS WANDER THE GALAXY ALL ALONECHRISTOPHER CROCKETTDECEMBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
She opened the letter by the flickering firelight, which was stronger on the hearthrug than the light of the dim November day.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Dr. Ashton walked out of the chapel, and Val stood for a few moments where he was, looking up and down in the dim light.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DIM

  • close
  • dark
  • decline
  • dim
  • dusk
  • duskiness
  • early black
  • eve
  • evening
  • eventide
  • gloaming
  • late afternoon
  • nightfall
  • sundown
  • sunset
  • twilight
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