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

- A crescent shape (/ˈkrɛsənt/, British English also /ˈkrɛzənt/) is a symbol or emblem used to represent the lunar phase in the first quarter (the "sickle...
- The Fertile Crescent is a crescent-shaped region in the Middle East, spanning modern-day Iraq, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt,...
- The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 17 million volunteers, members and staff...
- The star and crescent is an iconographic symbol used in various historical contexts but most well known as a symbol of the Ottoman Empire. It is often...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lake Crescent is a deep lake located entirely within Olympic National Park in Clallam County, Washington, United States, approximately 17 miles (27 km)...
- The Royal Crescent is a row of 30 terraced houses laid out in a sweeping crescent in the city of Bath, England. Designed by the architect John Wood, the...
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