the setting or descent of the sun below the horizon in the evening.
the atmospheric and scenic phenomena accompanying this.
the time when the sun, sets.
the close or final stage of any period.
(of an industry, technology, etc.) old; declining:
of, relating to, or characteristic of a sunset law:
to add sunset restrictions to a bill.
the daily disappearance of the sun below the horizon
the atmospheric phenomena accompanying this disappearance
Also called sundown. the time at which the sun sets at a particular locality
the final stage or closing period, as of a person’s life
- Sunset clause
noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) a provision of a law that it will automatically be terminated after a fixed period unless it is extended by law
noun 1. a statute that includes provision for automatic termination of a government program, agency, etc., at the end of a specified time period unless it is reauthorized by the legislature. sunny side up
noun 1. Oregon (used as a nickname).
noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) the act or an instance of applying a sunset clause