half-moon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “half-moon” in the English Dictionary

"half-moon" in British English

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half-moonnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌhɑːfˈmuːn/  us   /ˌhæf-/
(something ​shaped like) the ​moon when only ​half of the ​surfacefacing the ​earth is ​lit by ​light from the ​sun
(Definition of half-moon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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half moonnoun [C]

 /ˈhæf ˈmun/ (also first quarter, last quarter)
a phase (= ​regularchange in ​shape) of the moon in which half ​itssurface can be ​seen from the ​earth
(Definition of half moon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “half-moon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 半月, 半月形的东西…
in Chinese (Traditional) 半月, 半月形的東西…
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