an afterglow

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  • The sun went down, and left the hills and valley in an afterglow of glory. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • All the western sky was beautiful with an afterglow. Cited from The Heart-Cry of Jesus, by Byron J. Rees
  • This was the first burst for which such an afterglow was observed.
  • The purple evening fell about them, an afterglow of sunset trembling upon the violet sea. Cited from Veranilda, by George Gissing
  • The yellow light is produced by a process known as scintillation, the complete absence of an afterglow being one of the characteristics of the process.
  • The air should have been soft and clear and scented: there should have been an afterglow of sunset in the sky to light him on his way. Cited from A Damsel in Distress, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • Chameleons would be indicated by the presence of an afterglow as they decay back into photons.
  • If so, the light will be attenuated and reddened and an afterglow spectrum may look very different from that modeled.
  • This was an afterglow of decimal time and calendar, which had been given up already for its difficulty to comply with familiar units.
  • An afterglow deepened within his spirit, whence the white flame had passed, deepening to a rose and ardent light. Cited from A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Joyce
  • An afterglow may appear above the highest clouds in the hour of deepening twilight, or reflected from the high snowfields in mountain regions long after sunset.
  • I humbled myself so low that I would have thanked you just for a little pity,-- that might have been an afterglow of your love, but you had no pity. Cited from Modern Icelandic Plays, by Johann Sigurjonsson
  • It was a beautiful picture, a piece of perfect painting -- three figures in a simple curve of rocks, lit as it were by an afterglow of sunset. Cited from Best British Short Stories, Ed. O'Brien & Cournos
  • She leaned back, one slender hand playing with the stem of her glass; and the flush faded from her face like an afterglow from a serene horizon. Cited from The Maid-At-Arms, by Robert W. Chambers
  • The supreme glory had departed, yet an afterglow from the effulgence of it remained in her beaming face as she looked up at Mr. Iglesias. Cited from The Far Horizon, by Lucas Malet
  • There was an afterglow on the water which turned it to a wavering pavement of yellow-pink sheen. Cited from Chase Of Saint-Castin And Other Stories, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • Edvard Munch's painting The Scream possibly depicts an afterglow during this period.
  • An afterglow is a broad high arch of whitish or rosy light appearing in the sky due to very fine particles of dust suspended in the high regions of the atmosphere.
  • A remote plasma is also called an afterglow plasma because it is a plasma processing method in which processing occurs in the afterglow of the plasma rather than in the plasma itself.
  • GRB 970228 was the first gamma-ray burst (GRB) for which an afterglow was observed.
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