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 waxing moon, however, may interfere with your meteor watching.
The waxing Moon, at First Quarter on the 27th and Full on February 04, moves from Taurus to Cancer.
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However, variations in pits' depths suggests that the arc has a complex design - with each lunar month potentially divided into three roughly ten day 'weeks,' which represents the waxing moon, the gibbous/full moon and the waning moon.
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.
The Ursids, which appear to radiate from the constellation Ursa Minor, aren't show-stoppers like the recent and much more active Geminids, and it'll be harder to see them thanks to the waxing moon.
On Monday night the waxing Moon (wider compared to last night) aligned with Venus, while Jupiter will sit beneath the Moon-Venus pairing.
Aries March 21 - April 20 AS the waxing Moon focuses on your finances it's a great day to look at using her influence to tackle a family or domestic matter that needs some input.
A disc of black acrylic gesso overlain by a waxing moon form created with hand-applied squiggles of mud, the work nearly covers the double-height wall; runoff sludge splatters the floor and ceiling.
Colin, looKing suitably regal, is just visible at nightfall under the dim glow of the street lamp and a waxing moon.