Sunlight vs Noctilucent - What's the difference?

sunlight | noctilucent |


As a noun sunlight

is all the electromagnetic radiation given off by the sun, especially that in the visible spectrum that bathes the earth.

As a adjective noctilucent is

(meteorology) shining or glowing at night, especially of very high-altitude clouds that reflect sunlight long after sunset.

sunlight

Noun

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  • All the electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun, especially that in the visible spectrum that bathes the Earth.
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  • (figuratively, figuratively) Brightness, hope; a positive outlook.
  • Synonyms

    * (light from the sun) sunshine

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    noctilucent

    English

    (noctilucent cloud)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (meteorology) Shining or glowing at night, especially of very high-altitude clouds that reflect sunlight long after sunset.