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Definition of the noun Alpenglow

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noun - plural: alpenglows

  1. A rosy or reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains, especially snow covered mountains.

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"Alpenglow" is a musical single of Madis Sillamo.

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Alpenglow is an optical phenomenon in which a horizontal red glowing band is observed on the horizon opposite to the sun. This effect occurs when the Sun is just below the horizon. Alpenglow is easiest to observe when mountains are illuminated but can also be observed when the sky is illuminated through backscattering.

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Google previewAlaska on the Go (2014)

Exploring the 49th State with Children by Erin Kirkland

Upon arrival at the entrance to Denali National Park or at any business within spitting distance,pickupa copyofAlpenglow,thepark's seasonal newspaper. Alpenglow is a greatresource,with information,interesting stories, and resources for travel ...

Google previewExplorer's Guide 50 Hikes Around Anchorage (Explorer's 50 Hikes) (2010)

by Lisa Maloney

During winter, Alpenglow is a fully functioning ski area, run and managed largely by volunteers. Open hours sometimes vary depending on snow conditions and volunteer availability. Check the Arctic Valley Web site. 156 North of Anchorage.

Google previewMountain Odyssey (2002)

One Man's Summer in the Canadian Rockies by Brent Lea

An alpenglow is a blush that comes upon the upper icefields of the mountains just before dark. An orange light is refracted off the clouds from the extremely low angle of the sun after it has set. It does not happen often and is always a treat to ...

Google previewBibliophile's Dictionary (2005)

by Miles Westley

alpenglow (AL puhn GLOH) - n. the rosy glow of the rising or setting sun on moun - taintops. crepuscular (kri PUHS kyuh luhr) - adj. of or resembling twilight, 2. becoming active at twilight, esp. animals or insects. "The lobby crowd loved the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

& alpen (see alpenglow) + horn = E. horn.] A long, powerful horn, curving up and widening toward its extremity, formerly used on the Alps to convey signals and to sound the charge in battle, but now employed only by cowherds. Also called ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

( alpen (see alpenglow) + horn = E. horn.] A long, power# horn, curving up and widening toward its extremity, formerly used on the Alps to convey signals and to sound the charge in battle, but now employed only by cowherds. Also called ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

alpine glow (alpenglow) A sequence of colors seen on snow-covered mountain tops when the Sun nears ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

alpenglow .tupelo . contraflow ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

yum-yum zionism zirconium Zoroastrianism Long O adagio aero aficionado afro afterglow aglow ago airflow Alamo albino allegro aloe alpenglow also although alto amigo amino ammo andantino Anglo antihero Apollo apropos Arapaho ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

aikido, albedo, al fresco, allegro, alpenglow, apropos, art deco, art nouveau, audio, barrio, bay window, bibelot, black widow, blow-by-blow, bone marrow, buffalo, Buffalo, bum- malo, bungalow, buteo, archipelago, banderillero, braggadocio, ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

red, alpenglow, annatto, beet, begonia, blood, blush, bois de rose, Bordeaux, bougainvillea, brick, cameo, cardinal, carioca, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cerise, cherry, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Thoreau, tonneau, trousseau, Trudeau, uh-oh, unsew, up-bow, upthrow, van Gogh, Watteau, windrow, windthrow, Xuzhou, Zhangzhou, Zhengzhou, Zhuzhon, Zibo afterglow, aikido, alpenglow, Angelo, apropos, art deco, art nouveau, audio, ...

Google previewDictionary of Earth Science (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

{s'lorJ,shor 'kar-snt} alpenglow [METEOROL] A reappearance of sunset colors on a mountain summit after the original mountain colors have faded into shadow; also, a similar phenomenon preceding the regular coloration at sunrise. { 'al-psn ...

Google previewMCGRAW-HILL DICTIONARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (2003)

by McGraw-Hill Education

shor 'kar-ant} alpenglow [METEOROL] A reappearance of sunset colors on a mountain summit after the original mountain colors have faded into shadow; also, a similar phenomenon preceding the regular coloration at sunrise.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

( alpen (see alpenglow) + stock, stick, = E. stock, q.v.] ...A long, stout staff pointed with iron, originally £ by the Alpine mountaineers, and now generally adopted by mountain-climbers. al (al-pes' tri-an), n., [(ML. alpestris, < L. alpes: see alp2.] ...

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Alpenglow Meaning

Video shows what alpenglow means. A rosy or reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains, especially snow-covered mountains.

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