Definitions of sunset
  1. noun
    the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    synonyms: sundown
  2. noun
    atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
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    type of:
    atmospheric phenomenon
    a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
  3. noun
    the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon
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    type of:
    periodic event, recurrent event
    an event that recurs at intervals
  4. adjective
    providing for termination
    “a program with a sunset provision”
    coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
  5. adjective
    of a declining industry or technology
    sunset industries”
    of long duration; not new
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