Gibbous

  • 21gibbous —   a. convex; hump backed; applied to moon between half and full.    ♦ gibbosity, n.    ♦ gibbus, n. hump …

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  • 22gibbous — adj. 1 convex or protuberant. 2 (of a moon or planet) having the bright part greater than a semicircle and less than a circle. 3 humped or humpbacked. Derivatives: gibbosity n. gibbously adv. gibbousness n. Etymology: ME f. LL gibbosus f. gibbus… …

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  • 23gibbous gibbose — bulging ulging adj. 1. curving or bulging outward. Opposite of {concave}. [Narrower terms: {biconvex, convexo convex, lenticular, lentiform}; {broken backed, hogged}; {convexo concave}; {gibbous, gibbose}; {planoconvex}] Also See: {protrusive}.… …

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  • 24gibbous moon — noun A lunar phase either side of the full moon when the moons disc as seen from the Earth is larger than a semicircle. Ant: crescent See Also: new moon, first quarter, last quarter …

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  • 25waning gibbous — adjective More than half full in phase, but growing smaller. See Also: gibbous, wane, waning crescent …

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  • 26Gibbously — Gibbous Gib bous, a. [Cf. F. gibbeux. See {Gibbose}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Swelling by a regular curve or surface; protuberant; convex; as, the moon is gibbous between the half moon and the full moon. [1913 Webster] The bones will rise, and make a… …

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  • 27Gibbousness — Gibbous Gib bous, a. [Cf. F. gibbeux. See {Gibbose}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Swelling by a regular curve or surface; protuberant; convex; as, the moon is gibbous between the half moon and the full moon. [1913 Webster] The bones will rise, and make a… …

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  • 28Lunar phase — Moon phase redirects here. For the manga and anime series, see Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase. Animation of the Moon as it cycles through its phases, as seen from the Northern Hemisphere. The apparent wobbling of the Moon is known as libration. The… …

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  • 30gibbousness — noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge the hump of a camel he stood on the rocky prominence the occipital protuberance was well developed the bony excrescence …

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  • 32lunar phase — noun Any one of the aspects or appearances presented by the moon as seen from Earth. See Also: dark moon, first quarter moon, full moon, gibbous moon, last quarter moon, new moon, waning crescent moon, waning gibbous moon, waxing crescent moon,… …

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  • 33crookback — I noun a person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine • Syn: ↑humpback, ↑hunchback • Hypernyms: ↑cripple II adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column …

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  • 34crookbacked — adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column • Syn: ↑crookback, ↑humped, ↑humpbacked, ↑hunchbacked, ↑gibbous, ↑kyphotic • Similar to: ↑unfit …

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  • 35humpbacked — adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column • Syn: ↑crookback, ↑crookbacked, ↑humped, ↑hunchbacked, ↑gibbous, ↑kyphotic • Similar to: ↑unfit …

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  • 36humped — adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column • Syn: ↑crookback, ↑crookbacked, ↑humpbacked, ↑hunchbacked, ↑gibbous, ↑kyphotic • Similar to: ↑unfit …

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  • 37hunchbacked — adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column • Syn: ↑crookback, ↑crookbacked, ↑humped, ↑humpbacked, ↑gibbous, ↑kyphotic • Similar to: ↑unfit …

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  • 38kyphotic — adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column • Syn: ↑crookback, ↑crookbacked, ↑humped, ↑humpbacked, ↑hunchbacked, ↑gibbous • Similar to: ↑unfit …

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  • 39Galileo Galilei — For other uses of Galileo , see Galileo (disambiguation). For other uses of Galileo Galilei , see Galileo Galilei (disambiguation) …

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  • 40Traditional Chinese star names — are the names of stars used in ancient Chinese literature, history, religion, mythology, folklore, Chinese opera and such methods of divination as astrology, horoscope (火羅) and Feng shui. Chinese star names sometimes consist of a Chinese… …

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