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wane

1. the period during which the moon wanes
2. a rounded surface or defective edge of a plank, where the bark was

wane

[wān]
(materials)
A rounded edge of bark along an edge or at a corner of a section of lumber.

wane

wane
A rounded edge or bark along an edge or at a corner of a piece of lumber; usually caused by sawing too near the surface of the log.
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Feasting and merry-making followed; then, as the evening waned, Fred and Diana drove away through the moonlight to their new home, and Gilbert walked with Anne to Green Gables.
Her head drooped low on her bosom, and all the view waned before her eyes with the waning moon.
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