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English definition of “half-moon”


noun [C usually singular]     /ˌhɑːfˈmuːn/ US  /ˌhæf-/
(something shaped like) the moon when only half of the surface facing the Earth is lit by light from the sunGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objectsAstronomy - general words
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