Darkening Dark"en*ing, n. Twilight; gloaming. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Wright. [1913 Webster]

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  • Darkening — may refer to: Darkening (ophthalmology), vision loss or weakness that occurs without an apparent lesion affecting the eye Darkening of Valinor, the destruction of the Two Trees of Valinor in in the fictional universe of J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle… …   Wikipedia

  • darkening — index obscuration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Darkening — Darken Dark en (d[aum]rk n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Darkened} ( nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Darkening} ( n*[i^]ng).] [AS. deorcian. See {Dark}, a.] 1. To make dark or black; to deprive of light; to obscure; as, a darkened room. [1913 Webster] They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • darkening — adj. Darkening is used with these nouns: ↑sky …   Collocations dictionary

  • darkening — I noun changing to a darker color • Syn: ↑blackening • Derivationally related forms: ↑darken • Hypernyms: ↑change of color • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Darkening — Насыщенность (краски); Почернение (фотографического слоя); Оптическая плотность …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • darkening — Synonyms and related words: blackening, blocking the light, burial, burying, clouding, concealedness, concealment, covering, covering up, covertness, deception, denigration, dimming, eclipsing, extinguishment, hiddenness, hiding, interment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • darkening — n. twilight; gloaming dark·en || dɑːkÉ™n v. make dark; dim; grow dark; obscure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Darkening Sky — Theatrical release poster Directed by Victor Bornia Produced by Karly Young …   Wikipedia

  • Darkening of Valinor —    The destruction of the Two Trees of Valinor by Morgoth and Ungoliant shortly before the beginning of the First Age …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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