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Definition of Nocturnal

Nocturnal
Nocturnal Noc*tur"nal, n. An instrument formerly used for taking the altitude of the stars, etc., at sea. --I. Watts.
Nocturnal
Nocturnal Noc*tur"nal, a. [L. nocturnalis, nocturnus, fr. nox, noctis, night. See Night, and cf. Nocturn.] 1. Of, pertaining to, done or occuring in, the night; as, nocturnal darkness, cries, expedition, etc.; -- opposed to diurnal. --Dryden. 2. Having a habit of seeking food or moving about at night; as, nocturnal birds and insects.

Meaning of Nocturnal from wikipedia

- Nocturnality is an animal behavior characterized by being active during the night and sleeping during the day. The common adjective is "nocturnal", versus...
- Nocturnal Animals is a 2016 American neo-noir psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Tom Ford, based on the 1993 novel Tony and...
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- This is a list of nocturnal alligator and groups of animals. Birds are listed separately in the List of nocturnal birds. Aye-Aye Badger Bandicoot Bat...
- Nocturnal epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which seizures occur only while sleeping. Several common forms of epilepsy, including frontal lobe epilepsy...
- active during twilight are crepuscular, those active during the night are nocturnal, and animals active at sporadic times during both night and day are cathemeral...
- Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea (PND) refers to attacks of severe shortness of breath and coughing that generally occur...
- depending on the person's fitness level, age, and several other factors. Nocturnal leg cramps are involuntary muscle contractions that occur in the calves...
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