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lune

[ loon ]SEE DEFINITION OF lune

Synonyms for lune

  • bow
  • curve
  • half-moon
  • meniscus
  • sickle
  • concave figure
  • convex figure
  • cresentoid
  • demilune
  • horned moon
  • hornlike
  • new moon
  • old moon
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LUNE

The artist turns with reluctance from the banks of the Lune and the Duddon.

In the Vale of the Lune the Danes have left numerous traces.

Looming on the west are the wild highlands of Lune and Stainmore forests.

Indeed, up to 1836, it was the only spire which could be found between the Ribble and the Lune.

The area of a spherical triangle is equal to the area of a lune whose angle is half the triangle's spherical excess.

From the Lune valley in the north to the extreme south-east of the county there is only one good natural entrance into Lancashire.

The fells of Furness look black and bold, and the windings of the Lune are clearly traced out.

A very handsome octangular tower exists at Hornby, on the banks of the Lune, built about the middle of the sixteenth century.

The word Lune was anciently written Lone, and the hundred is still named Lonsdale.

Cotgrave gives: 'Touret, the annulet, or little ring whereby a hawk's lune is fastened unto the jesses.'

WORD ORIGIN

figure formed by two arcs of circles, 1704, from Latin luna "moon; crescent-shaped badge" (see luna).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LUNE

crescent

nounsickle-shaped object
  • bow
  • concave figure
  • convex figure
  • cresentoid
  • curve
  • demilune
  • half-moon
  • horned moon
  • hornlike
  • lune
  • meniscus
  • new moon
  • old moon
  • sickle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.