Definition of Crescent. Meaning of Crescent. Synonyms of Crescent

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Definition of Crescent

Crescent
Crescent Cres"cent, v. t. 1. To form into a crescent, or something resembling a crescent. [R.] --Anna Seward. 2. To adorn with crescents.
Crescent
Crescent Cres"cent (kr[e^]s"sent), a. 1. Shaped like a crescent. Astarte, queen of heaven, with crescent horns. --Milton. 2. Increasing; growing. O, I see the crescent promise of my spirit hath not set. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Crescent from wikipedia

- ****ociated with Islam, and the crescent was introduced as chaplain badge for Muslim chaplains in the US military in 1993. The crescent symbol is primarily used...
- The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff...
- The Fertile Crescent is a crescent-shaped region in the Middle East, spanning modern-day Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, and Jordan as...
- The star and crescent is an iconographic symbol used in various historical contexts, but is most well known as a symbol of the Ottoman Empire. It is often...
- above the Moon in the sky, the crescent opens downward; when the Moon is above the Sun, the crescent opens upward. The crescent Moon is most clearly and brightly...
- lunar cycle. Traditionally this is based on actual observation of the crescent (hilal) marking the end of the previous lunar cycle and hence the previous...
- Crescent, originally called the Crescent Tool Company, is a brand of hand tools. Founded in 1907, the Crescent brand has changed ownership multiple times...
- Crescent moon may refer to: A lunar phase waxing until 7 days after or waning since 7 days before the new moon Crescent, an artistic symbol The Crescent...
- The Crescent may refer to: The Crescent (film) (2017) The Crescent (department store), a former department store chain that was headquartered in Spokane...
- The Shia Crescent (or Shiite Crescent) is the notionally crescent-shaped region of the Middle East where the majority po****tion is Shia or where there...
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