Meaning of sunrise

sun•rise

Pronunciation: (sun'rīz"), [key]
— n.
  1. the rise or ascent of the sun above the horizon in the morning.
  2. the atmospheric and scenic phenomena accompanying this.
  3. the time when half the sun has risen above the horizon.
  4. the open or beginning stage of any period.
—adj.
  1. (of an industry, technology, etc.) new and growing; developing; emerging: high-technology sunrise industries.

Sun•rise

Pronunciation: (sun'rīz"), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in SE Florida. 39,681.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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