"sunrise" in the noun sense
1. dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow
the first light of day
"we got up before dawn"
"they talked until morning"
atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon
"sunrise" in the adjective sense
of an industry or technology new and developing
"high-technology sunrise industries"
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