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  • 1crescent-shaped —   Kikihi, kewe (as the moon), ōnaha.    ♦ Crescent shaped design at base of temple drum, hoaka …

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  • 2crescent-shaped — adjective resembling the new moon in shape • Syn: ↑crescent, ↑semilunar, ↑lunate • Similar to: ↑rounded • Derivationally related forms: ↑crescent (for: ↑ …

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  • 3crescent-shaped — adjective In the shape of a crescent …

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  • 4crescent-shaped — a. (Bot.) Lunate, lunated …

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  • 5Crescent Junction, Utah — Crescent Junction   Unincorporated community   …

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  • 6Crescent Park Amusement Park — Crescent Park Looff Carousel Crescent Park Amusement Park was a bustling old time amusement park on the shores of Narragansett Bay in Riverside, Rhode Island. The park operated for 93 years from 1886 until 1979. The park featured a large midway… …

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  • 7Crescent Beach, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia — Crescent Beach is a 2 km long, 40 to 65 m wide crescent shaped beach, with white sand, not far from the community of LaHave and the town of Lunenburg (famous for the Bluenose schooner). Other nearby communities are Green Bay and Petite… …

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  • 8Crescent Ridge Dawn Redwoods Preserve — Grandmothers Grove at CRDRP Type Private preserve Location North Carolina, United States …

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  • 9-shaped — UK [ʃeɪpt] US suffix used with many nouns to make adjectives describing the shape of something a heart shaped leaf a crescent shaped scar Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym shaped like a specific objecthyponym * * * …

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  • 10crescent — late 14c., crescent shaped ornament, from Anglo Fr. cressaunt, from O.Fr. creissant crescent of the moon (12c., Mod.Fr. croissant), from L. crescentum (nom. crescens), prp. of crescere come forth, spring up, grow, thrive, swell, increase in… …

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  • 11-shaped — [ ʃeıpt ] suffix used with many nouns to make adjectives describing the shape of something: a heart shaped leaf a crescent shaped scar …

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  • 12Crescent — For other uses, see Crescent (disambiguation). An example of an artistic crescent in this case a large circle with a smaller one removed …

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  • 13Crescent (disambiguation) — A crescent is a shape symbolising the Moon Contents 1 Biology 2 Business 3 Education …

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  • 14crescent — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, Cynthian, S shaped, US highway, achievement, alerion, alley, alleyway, animal charge, annulet, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, arterial, arterial highway, arterial street, artery, artificial… …

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  • 15crescent — crescentic /kri sen tik/, adj. /kres euhnt/, n. 1. a shape resembling a segment of a ring tapering to points at the ends. 2. something, as a roll or cookie, having this shape. 3. Astron. a. the figure of the moon in its first or last quarter,… …

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  • 16Crescent City, California — This article is about the city in Northern California. For other cities with the same name, see Crescent City (disambiguation). Crescent City   City   …

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  • 17crescent — /ˈkrɛzənt / (say krezuhnt), /ˈkrɛsənt / (say kresuhnt) noun 1. a. the shape of the moon in its first or last quarter; the shape bounded by two convex lines which intersect twice. b. any of the similar aspects of Venus or Mercury when less than… …

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  • 18crescent — 1. Any figure of the shape of the moon in its first quarter. 2. The figure made by the gray columns or cornua on cross section of the spinal cord. 3. SYN: malarial c.. [L. cresco, pp. cretus, to grow] articular c. SYN: meniscus lens …

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  • 19crescent — n. & adj. n. 1 the curved sickle shape of the waxing or waning moon. 2 anything of this shape, esp. Brit. a street forming an arc. 3 a the crescent shaped emblem of Islam or Turkey. b (the Crescent) the world or power of Islam. adj. 1 poet.… …

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  • 20Crescent (Occitania) — For things named Crescent, see Crescent (disambiguation). Map of Occitan dialects: the Crescent ( Creissent ) lies in the far northern parts of the Lemosin and Auvernhat dialects. The Crescent (Occitan: lo Creissent;[1] …

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