the portion of the diurnal circle that is below the horizon of a given point.
noun 1. the release of semen during sleep, often during a sexual dream.
[nok-tur-nl] /nɒkˈtɜr nl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the night (opposed to ). 2. done, occurring, or coming at night: nocturnal visit. 3. active at night (opposed to ): nocturnal animals. 4. opening by night and closing by day, as certain flowers (opposed to ). noun 5. Archaic. an astrolabe for telling time at […]
- Nocturnal myoclonus
nocturnal myoclonus n. Frequently repeated muscular jerks at the moment of dropping off to sleep.
[nok-turn] /ˈnɒk tɜrn/ noun, Music. 1. a piece appropriate to the night or evening. 2. an instrumental composition of a dreamy or pensive character. /ˈnɒktɜːn/ noun 1. a short, lyrical piece of music, esp one for the piano 2. a painting or tone poem of a night scene n. 1862, “composition of a dreamy character,” […]