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Definition of Moons
MoonMoon Moon, n. [OE. mone, AS. m[=o]na; akin to D. maan, OS. &
OHG. m[=a]no, G. mond, Icel. m[=a]ni, Dan. maane, Sw.
m[*a]ne, Goth. m[=e]na, Lith. men?, L. mensis month, Gr. ?
moon, ? month, Skr. m[=a]s moon, month; prob. from a root
meaning to measure (cf. Skr. m[=a] to measure), from its
serving to measure the time. [root]271. Cf. Mete to
measure, Menses, Monday, Month.]
1. The celestial orb which revolves round the earth; the
satellite of the earth; a secondary planet, whose light,
borrowed from the sun, is reflected to the earth, and
serves to dispel the darkness of night. The diameter of
the moon is 2,160 miles, its mean distance from the earth
is 240,000 miles, and its mass is one eightieth that of
the earth. See Lunar month, under Month.
The crescent moon, the diadem of night. --Cowper.
2. A secondary planet, or satellite, revolving about any
member of the solar system; as, the moons of Jupiter or
3. The time occupied by the moon in making one revolution in
her orbit; a month. --Shak.
4. (Fort.) A crescentlike outwork. See Half-moon.
(a) (Far.) A kind of ophthalmia liable to recur at
intervals of three or four weeks.
(b) (Med.) Hemeralopia.
Moon dial, a dial used to indicate time by moonlight.
Moon face, a round face like a full moon.
Moon madness, lunacy. [Poetic]
Moon month, a lunar month.
Moon trefoil (Bot.), a shrubby species of medic (Medicago
arborea). See Medic.
Moon year, a lunar year, consisting of lunar months, being
sometimes twelve and sometimes thirteen. MoonMoon Moon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mooned; p. pr. & vb. n.
To expose to the rays of the moon.
If they have it to be exceeding white indeed, they
seethe it yet once more, after it hath been thus sunned
and mooned. --Holland.
Moon Moon, v. i.
To act if moonstruck; to wander or gaze about in an
Elsley was mooning down the river by himself. --C.
Meaning of Moons from wikipedia
- their moons Trojan moon
Tug of war (astronomy) The Moon
, Earth's natural satellite Moons
of Mars Moons
of Jupiter Moons
of Saturn Moons
of Ur**** Moons
are 79 known moons
of Jupiter. This gives Jupiter
the largest number
of known moons
with reasonably stable orbits
of any planet
in the Solar
- Artist's concepts
of the Saturnian
and diverse, ranging
from tiny moonlets
less than a kilometer
- Pope. Ur****'s moons
groups: thirteen inner moons
, five major moons
, and nine irregular moons
. The inner moons
- The Galilean moons
are the four largest moons
of Jupiter—Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. They were first
seen by Galileo Galilei
- of 30.35 hours. Speculation about
of the moons
of Mars had begun
when the moons
were discovered. Galileo
Galilei, as a hidden...
for the moons
of Jupiter. Two asteroids share
the same names
of Neptune: 74 Galatea
and 1162 Larissa. The moons
can be divided...
- The Moons
are an English indie
rock band formed
2008 by singer/guitarist/songwriter Andy Crofts. The Moons
have released three studio
- dwarf planets
to be orbited
by 194 natural
satellites, or moons
. 19 moons
in the Solar System
are large enough
to be gravitationally
are quasi-satellites – they are not moons
as they do not orbit
Earth. For more information, see Other moons
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