gibbous moon

gibbous moon
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  • gibbous moon — noun A lunar phase either side of the full moon when the moons disc as seen from the Earth is larger than a semicircle. Ant: crescent See Also: new moon, first quarter, last quarter …   Wiktionary

  • Moon (astrology) — For a description of the Moon as a celestial body, see Moon. ‹ The template below (Astrology) is being considered for merging. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus. › Astrology …   Wikipedia

  • moon — Synonyms and related words: April showers, Artemis, Ashtoreth, Astarte, Cynthia, Diana, Hecate, Hekate, Luna, Phoebe, Proteus, Selene, abundant year, academic year, annum, artificial satellite, be absent, bissextile year, bum around, calendar… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Gibbous — Gib bous, a. [Cf. F. gibbeux. See {Gibbose}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Swelling by a regular curve or surface; protuberant; convex; as, the moon is gibbous between the half moon and the full moon. [1913 Webster] The bones will rise, and make a gibbous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gibbous — [gib′əs] adj. [ME < L gibbosus < gibba: see GIB1] 1. protuberant; rounded and bulging 2. designating the moon, a planet, etc. in that phase in which more than half, but not all, of the face reflects sunlight to the earth: see MOON 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • gibbous — c.1400, bulging, convex, from L.L. gibbus hunchbacked, from L. gibbus hump, hunch, of uncertain origin. Of the moon from early 15c.; also used from 15c. of hunchbacks …   Etymology dictionary

  • gibbous — meaning ‘convex, protuberant’, especially with reference to the moon, is pronounced gib ǝs …   Modern English usage

  • gibbous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of the moon) having the illuminated part greater than a semicircle and less than a circle. ORIGIN Latin gibbosus, from gibbus hump …   English terms dictionary

  • moon — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bright ▪ A bright moon shone high overhead. ▪ pale ▪ large, small ▪ crescent …   Collocations dictionary

  • moon — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. satellite; month; lunation. See universe. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. satellite, celestial body, heavenly body, planet, secondary planet, planetoid, crescent, New moon, halfmoon, full moon, old moon, orb… …   English dictionary for students

  • gibbous — adj. Gibbous is used with these nouns: ↑moon …   Collocations dictionary

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