twi-night
adjective Etymology: twilight + night Date: 1946 of, relating to, or being a baseball doubleheader in which the first game is played in the late afternoon and the second continues into the evening

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  • twi-night — ☆ twi night or twinight [twī′nīt΄ ] adj. [ TWI(LIGHT) + NIGHT] Baseball designating a double header that starts in the late afternoon and continues into the evening …   English World dictionary

  • twi-night — ˈtwīˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: twilight + night : of or relating to a baseball doubleheader in which the first game is played in the late afternoon and the second continues into the evening under lights …   Useful english dictionary

  • twi-night — /twuy nuyt /, adj. Baseball. pertaining to or noting a doubleheader in which the first game begins late in the afternoon and the second in the evening under lights. [1945 50; TWI(LIGHT) + NIGHT] * * * …   Universalium

  • twi-night — [[t]ˈtwaɪˌnaɪt[/t]] adj. spo of or denoting a baseball doubleheader begun late in the afternoon and continued into the evening • Etymology: 1945–50; twi (light) +night …   From formal English to slang

  • twi-night|er — «TWY NY tuhr», noun. U.S. Baseball. a twi night double header …   Useful english dictionary

  • twi-nighter — /twuy nuy teuhr/, n. Baseball. a twi night doubleheader. [TWI NIGHT + ER1] * * * twiˈ nighter noun • • • Main Entry: ↑twi night …   Useful english dictionary

  • twi-nighter — /twuy nuy teuhr/, n. Baseball. a twi night doubleheader. [TWI NIGHT + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • twi|light — «TWY LYT», noun, adjective. –n. 1. the faint light reflected from the sky before the sun rises and after it sets. 2. the period during which this prevails, especially from sunset to dark night. 3. any faint light resembling twilight. 4.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • twi·light — /ˈtwaıˌlaıt/ noun 1 [noncount] 1 a : the light from the sky at the end of the day when night is just beginning The sun set and twilight fell. in the autumn twilight 1 b : the period when day is ending and night is be …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disco Demolition Night — was a promotional event that took place on Thursday, July 12, 1979, at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois, during which a crate filled with disco records was blown up on the field. It was held during the twi night doubleheader baseball game… …   Wikipedia

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