Meaning of “crescent” in the English Dictionary

"crescent" in British English

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crescentnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkres.ənt/ us /ˈkres.ənt/

(Definition of “crescent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crescent" in American English

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crescentnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkres·ənt/

a curved shape that has two narrow pointed ends

A crescent moon is the moon when more than half the side you can see is dark.

(Definition of “crescent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)