Sun"rise` (?), Sun"ris`ing, n.


The first appearance of the sun above the horizon in the morning; more generally, the time of such appearance, whether in fair or cloudy weather; as, to begin work at sunrise.

"The tide of sunrise swells."



Hence, the region where the sun rises; the east.

Which were beyond Jordan toward the sunrising.
Deut. iv. 47 (Rev. Ver.)

Full hot and fast the Saxon rides, with rein of travel slack,
And, bending o'ev his saddle, leaves the sunrise at his back.


© Webster 1913.

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