penumbra [pɪˈnʌmbrə]
noun
penumbras penumbrae [pɪˈnʌmbriː] penumbra (f)
penumbra
feminine noun
1. (dimness) 
a. half-light 
En la penumbra, era difícil ver quién se acercaba a nosotros.In the half-light, it was difficult to see who was walking toward us.
b. semi-darkness 
El ladrón se escondió en la penumbra del cuarto y la policía no lo vio.The thief hid in the semi-darkness of the room and the police didn't see him.
penumbra
Noun
1. (general) 
a. semi-darkness, half-light 
en penumbrain semi-darkness
penumbra
half-light; semi-darkness
sentado en la penumbra seated in the shadows
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