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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A faint spot of light in the night sky that appears directly opposite the position of the sun.

Usage examples (3)
  • Two to look for: the gegenschein and zodiacal light.
  • This is the gegenschein, German for "counter-shine."
  • Make 36 photographs of gegenschein, the faint nebulosity which appears opposite the Sun in certain conditions. for more
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