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Half-moon

Half´-moon`   Pronunciation: ~mŌn`
n.1.The moon at the quarters, when half its disk appears illuminated.
2.The shape of a half-moon; a crescent.
3.(Fort.) An outwork composed of two faces, forming a salient angle whose gorge resembles a half-moon; - now called a ravelin.
4.(Zool.) A marine, sparoid, food fish of California (Cæsiosoma Californiense). The body is ovate, blackish above, blue or gray below. Called also medialuna.
Noun1.half-moon - the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail
Synonyms: lunula, lunule
2.half-moon - the time at which the moon is at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated
first quarter, last quarter, month, phase of the moon
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