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afternoon 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌaftərˈno͞on/,
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afternoons, plural;
  1. The time from noon or lunchtime to evening
    • - I telephoned this afternoon
    • - I'll be back at three in the afternoon
    • - she worked on Tuesday afternoons
    • - the afternoon sunshine
  2. This time on a particular day, characterized by a specified type of activity or particular weather conditions
    • - it was an afternoon of drama and tension
Adverb
  1. In the afternoon; every afternoon


  1. the part of the day between noon and evening; "he spent a quiet afternoon in the park"
  2. good afternoon: a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
  3. Afternoon is the time of day from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to — depending upon context — evening, sunset, or 6:00 p.m. Its use is often quite subjective.
  4. Afternoon (styled as (a)fternoon) is the fourth EP by the alternative band Mae. It was released independently on September 24, 2009, in conjunction with Mae Presents: Afternoon Tour. As with their previous releases, it contains songs that will be played in concert in stereoscopic 3D. ...
  5. is a Japanese seinen manga magazine published by Kodansha. It is a monthly anthology, and each issue typically has around thirty ongoing stories by various authors and runs about 800 pages. Afternoon has spawned many successful seinen manga series such as Oh My Goddess! ...
  6. The Afternoon Despatch & Courier is an evening tabloid in Mumbai, India. The newspaper was launched by the late Behram Contractor, better known as "Busybee", on March 25, 1985.
  7. Afternoon is a feminist play written in 1883 by Ouida. It features a man, Earl L'Estrange, who marries a peasant girl, Claire Glyon. L'Estrange grows disillusioned with her and it seems she drowned herself. ...
  8. Afternoons is an Indie rock band based out of Los Angeles, CA. Started by Irving band members Steven Scott and Brian Canning as an afternoon recording project, Afternoons was informally created in 2006. ...
  9. Time of day expressly invented to make conversation difficult.
  10. Noon to 4PM (1200 to 1600 on the deck logs)
  11. Noppanan Arunvongse Na Ayudhaya on Flickr
  12. n.: That part of the day we spend worrying about how we wasted the morning.
  13. Investors start jumping into short-term U.S. Treasury securities, considered safe because they're backed by the U.S. government. The gap between yields on T-bills and corporate commercial paper widened sharply. ...
  14. For a woman to dream of an afternoon, denotes she will form friendships which will be lasting and entertaining. A cloudy, rainy afternoon, implies disappointment and displeasure.