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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Just for the record, I had to check if there was a full moon when they faced off on July 4 to explain his demonic performance, but I can report that it was only a harmless "waxing moon" in the usual monthly cycle of phases.
Ganga Dussehra, which is celebrated on the tenth day (Dashami) of the waxing moon (Shukla Paksha) in the Hindu month Jyeshtha, also marks the day when Goddess Ganga is believed to have descended from the heavens to Earth.
You were so young and life's song you had not yet sung, taken from us so tragically and too soon, Is that you I saw in the starlight, gracefully slowly flying past the waxing Moon? That white feather I found at the door I believe you sent down to me I believe you plucked it from your wings as you flew higher over the moon, Just to let us know you are still with us and will see us again one day soon.
17 and 18, but the waxing moon could interfere with your meteor count.
| An orange waxing moon rises over Sean Henry's sculpture 'The Couple' at Newbiiggin-by-the-Sea in Northumberland
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.
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.
Complications were somewhat more frequent during a waning moon (n = 68) than a waxing moon (n = 64).
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.
Saturn (+1.1-mag.) and the waxing Moon (Full on the 31st) lie in the claws of the Scorpion.
2: The waxing moon favors the planting of all flowers and