waning

  • 1 Waning — Wan ing, n. The act or process of waning, or decreasing. [1913 Webster] This earthly moon, the Church, hath fulls and wanings, and sometimes her eclipses. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 waning — index attrition, decrease, old Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 waning — O.E. wanunge, wonunge, from wanian (see WANE (Cf. wane)) …

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  • 4 waning — 1. adjective /ˈweɪ.nɪŋ/ a) Becoming weaker or smaller. his waning strength b) Especially of the lunar phase as it shrinks when viewed from the Earth. the waning moon 2. noun /ˈweɪ.nɪŋ/ …

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  • 5 Waning — Wane Wane, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waning}.] [OE. wanien, AS. wanian, wonian, from wan, won, deficient, wanting; akin to D. wan , G. wahnsinn, insanity, OHG. wan, wana , lacking, wan?n to lessen, Icel. vanr lacking, Goth.… …

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  • 6 waning — I noun a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent (Freq. 1) the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious the waxing and waning of the moon • Ant: ↑waxing • Derivationally related forms: ↑wane …

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  • 7 waning — un·waning; waning; …

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  • 8 waning — adj. Waning is used with these nouns: ↑moon …

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  • 9 waning — Synonyms and related words: aging, at rest, calm, cloistered, coming apart, contractive, cool, cracking, crumbling, decadent, declining, decreasing, decrescendo, decrescent, degenerate, deliquescent, deteriorating, diminishing, diminuendo,… …

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  • 10 waning — adj. diminishing (moon); declining; ebbing, subsiding, dwindling; approaching the end (of life, a period, etc.) weɪn n. decreasing in brightness (of the moon); descent, lessening; approaching of the end (of a period of life, etc.) v. diminish;… …

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  • 11 waning — awning …

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

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  • 13 waning moon — the moon at any time after full moon and before new moon (so called because its illuminated area is decreasing). Also called old moon. Cf. waxing moon. See diag. under moon. [bef. 1000; ME; OE] * * * …

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  • 14 waning moon — noun The moon at any time after full moon and before new moon. Ant: waxing moon …

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  • 15 waning moon — /weɪnɪŋ ˈmun/ (say wayning moohn) noun → moon (def. 2f) …

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  • 16 Waning (Moon) —    The phases of the Moon going from full to non existent. See Waxing …

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  • 17 waning moon — the moon at any time after full moon and before new moon (so called because its illuminated area is decreasing). Also called old moon. Cf. waxing moon. See diag. under moon. [bef. 1000; ME; OE] …

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  • 18 awning — waning …

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  • 19 Attic calendar — The Attic calendar is a hellenic calendar that was in use in ancient Attica, the ancestral territory of the Athenian polis. This article focuses on the 5th and 4th centuries BC, the classical period that produced some of the most significant… …

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  • 20 List of visual mnemonics — Visual mnemonics are a type of mnemonic that work by associating an image with characters or objects whose name sounds like the item that has to be memorized.ExamplesBiochemistry*A visual mnemonic for the drug hydralazine could be represented as… …

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