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NIGHT. That space of time during which the sun is below the horizon of the earth, except, that short space which precedes its rising and follows its setting, during which, by its light, the countenance of a man may be discerned. I Hale, P. C. 550; 3 Inst. 63; 4 Bl. Com. 224; 1 Hawk. P. C. 101; 3 Chit. Cr. Law, 1093; 2 Leach, 710; Bac. Ab. Burglary, D; 2 East, P. C. 509; 2 Russ. Cr. 32; Rosc. Cr. Ev. 278; 7 Dane's Ab. 134.

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Thursday's temperature is set to remain steady with partially cloudy conditions, particularly in the morning hours, relatively hot conditions around noon, and mild and cloudy conditions in nighttime.
The park will add a new nighttime show called HarmonioUS, starting next year, that Disney says will rival the Magic Kingdom's big end-of-day fireworks show.
The researchers found that the mean daytime SBP/diastolic BP (DBP) was 129.4/77.6 mm Hg, and the mean nighttime SBP/DBP was 121.3/68.4 mm Hg.
After significant awareness raising of CSE with those working within the nighttime economy, Barnardo's Scotland identified a gap in relation to a safe and secure way in which workers and the public could share information regarding any worries or concerns that they have, relating to the possible sexual exploitation and abuse of children.
Nature also gives us other kinds of nighttime light.
Police arrested almost 3,000 people in Metro Manila the past five days in a renewed crackdown on 'tambays' or nighttime idlers violating various ordinances.
The researchers conducted a phone-based survey of 3,105 adults, who were asked if they regularly consumed a nighttime snack and whether lack of sleep led them to crave junk food.
UPPER DIR -- The truckers have refused to drive their vehicles at nighttime through the under-construction Lowari Tunnel, saying it poses threat to their lives due to heavy snowfall.
But shes hoping to change that by traveling around the world emphasizing the importance of the nighttime experience.
The median number of objectively measured nighttime hot flashes per night was 3.
Since measurements began in 1959, nighttime temperatures in the tropics have had a strong influence over year-to-year shifts in the land's carbon-storage capacity, or "sink," the researchers report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.