half-moon


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half-moon

1. the moon at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated
2. the time at which a half-moon occurs
3. Anatomy a nontechnical name for lunula

half-moon

[′haf ‚mün]
(astronomy)
The moon as seen in the first quarter and the last quarter.

half-moon

A roughly crescent-shaped fortification outwork. Also see ravelin.
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From inside, the words looked backward, but Joey knew they said Mamma Mia's World-Famous Half-Moon Pizza.
Besides, people come from all over the city for our half-moon pizza.
I make half-moon pizza because that's what my mamma did.
Great-Grandma, why did you make half-moon pizza instead of regular pizza?
Harvard half-moon table costs pounds 119; Next's black mirror table is pounds 199; Astoria mirrored table is pounds 190
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Consumers are urged to check the fasteners on children's bib garments purchased after May 1, 1994, in the following ways: immediately after laundering and before dressing your child in an OshKosh bib garment, inspect the metal clip for any weak spots, specifically in the folded edge on the straight side of the half-moon shaped metal clip.