full-of-the-moon
full-of-the-moon full-of-the-moon n. the time when the moon is fully illuminated.

Syn: full moon, full-of-the-moon. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Full of the moon — Full Full, n. Complete measure; utmost extent; the highest state or degree. [1913 Webster] The swan s down feather, That stands upon the swell at full of tide. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Full of the moon}, the time of full moon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full of the moon — {n. phr.}, {literary} The moon when it is seen as a full circle; the time of a full moon. * /The robbers waited for a dark night when the full of the moon was past./ Contrast: DARK OF THE MOON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • full of the moon — {n. phr.}, {literary} The moon when it is seen as a full circle; the time of a full moon. * /The robbers waited for a dark night when the full of the moon was past./ Contrast: DARK OF THE MOON …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • dark of the moon — {n. phr.}, {literary} A time when the moon is not shining or cannot be seen. * /A was the dark of the moon when the scouts reached camp and they had to use flashlights to find their tents./ Contrast: FULL OF THE MOON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dark of the moon — {n. phr.}, {literary} A time when the moon is not shining or cannot be seen. * /A was the dark of the moon when the scouts reached camp and they had to use flashlights to find their tents./ Contrast: FULL OF THE MOON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Geology of the Moon — The geology of the Moon (sometimes called selenology, although the latter term can refer more generally to lunar science ) is quite different from that of the Earth. The Moon lacks a significant atmosphere and any bodies of water, which… …   Wikipedia

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