moonset
noun Date: 1845 1. the descent of the moon below the horizon 2. the time of the moon's setting

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  • Moonset — Moon set , n. The descent of the moon below the horizon; also, the time when the moon sets. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moonset — [mo͞on′set΄] n. 1. the passing of the upper limb of the moon below the horizon 2. the time of this …   English World dictionary

  • moonset — /moohn set /, n. 1. the setting of the moon below the horizon. 2. the time at which the moon disappears below the horizon. [1835 45; MOON + (SUN)SET] * * * …   Universalium

  • moonset — noun The setting of the moon below the horizon Ant: moonrise …   Wiktionary

  • moonset — noun the setting or time of setting of the moon below the horizon …   English new terms dictionary

  • moonset — moon•set [[t]ˈmunˌsɛt[/t]] n. 1) astron. the setting of the moon below the horizon 2) astron. the time at which this happens • Etymology: 1835–45; moon+ (sun) set …   From formal English to slang

  • moonset — /ˈmunsɛt/ (say moohnset) noun 1. the setting of the moon below the horizon. 2. the time at which the moon disappears below the horizon …   Australian English dictionary

  • moonset — n. 1 the setting of the moon. 2 the time of this …   Useful english dictionary

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