Noun(1) any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
Adjective(1) resembling the new moon in shape
(1) The view is from Titan's night side, making the moon appear as a thin crescent .(2) Each charm is an alternating crescent moon and star shape.(3) Let's be honest: For most travelers, Honolulu has always been about sunning and swimming along the languorous crescent of golden sand that is Waikiki.(4) Through the open French windows is a dream beach: a perfect crescent of pristine sand lapped by clear blue water and shaded by tall palm trees.(5) Now, 10 years later, the trees are growing strong, welcome news to the pearl crescent butterfly.(6) Ritchie got out of his car and walked up to number 34 Stanford crescent .(7) Another omen claims that if the first crescent of the new Moon appears with its lower horn obscured, stormy weather is indicated in the first phase of the Moon.(8) Now, it is but a thin waxing crescent !(9) Now all that surrounds us is a close crescent of dagger-edged, obsidian-black hills.(10) The moon appeared as a thin crescent in the dark, cloudy blue sky.(11) Above me, a silver crescent moon hung, now and then, clouds of dark shadow misting across it.(12) It was a large oval surrounded by to crescent moon shapes.(13) It has been commonly assumed that the crescent - being a symbol of Islam - would be a favoured choice for both literate and illiterate voters alike.(14) The crescent ray grew to immense proportions and then flew downward.(15) The house is at the centre of a picturesque crescent of houses surrounding a green.(16) Astronomy was necessary to view the lunar crescent for religious purposes.
1. semilunar ::
2. crescent-shaped ::
3. lunate ::
4. half-moon ::
5. sickle-shape ::
6. lunula ::
7. lunette ::
8. arc ::
9. curve ::
10. bow ::
Different Formscrescent, crescents, excrescent
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