waxing Moon

waxing Moon

The Moon as its illuminated face increases in size during one half of the synodic month. The illuminated face then decreases in size, as the waning Moon, for the remainder of the month. See phases, lunar.

waxing moon

[′waks·iŋ ′mün]
(astronomy)
The moon between new and full, when its visible part is increasing.

waxing moon

only effective time for sowing seeds. [Gardening Lore: Boland, 31]
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The very thin waxing Moon, Venus, and Mercury form a beautiful, gentle arc about 5[degrees] long low in the west about 30 minutes after sunset on March 18th.
The young lovers stopped several times under a waxing moon to kiss and whisper sweet nothings, and it was David's idea to take a shortcut through a moonlit Sefton Park at midnight - and here the couple came upon a bizarre sight.
The fourth day of the waxing moon in the month of Bhadra, as per the lunar calendar, is the Indra Jatra which is being followed since long time.
In fact, the waxing moon phase is the most preferred timing to cast the money spells as this particular phase is said to be related with gaining something- be it money or love spells.
The waxing moon passes above Mars on the 14th and above Saturn on the 15th; all are nearly due south at nightfall.
In spring and summer, bass were found in deeper depths during the second (26 to 50 percent waxing moon face) and third (51 to 75 percent waxing moon face) moon quarters.
The waxing Moon, at First Quarter on the 27th and Full on February 04, moves from Taurus to Cancer.
2: The waxing moon favors the planting of all flowers and
So, get your stories in, then look to The Banner throughout October, starting with the waxing moon on Oct.
Over the past couple of weeks, on the waxing moon, I've been sowing seeds like mad, trying to make up for lost time when it was just too cold for them to germinate well.
If you want your hair to be thicker, cut it when the moon is about to be full - a heavy, full, waxing moon.
The comet moves into a darker sky as March advances, although the waxing Moon will become more of a problem.