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moon

moon

 
 
pronunciation:
mun
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the earth's natural satellite, revolving completely around the earth from east to west in about twenty-eight days and accompanying the earth in its orbit around the sun.
 
definition 2: this satellite as it appears from the earth during a particular phase.
a crescent moona full moon
definition 3: any planet's natural satellite.
 
definition 4: the average time of one revolution of the earth's moon; lunar month.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: mooned, mooning, moons
definition 1: (informal) to spend time aimlessly or in a dreamlike state.
definition 2: (slang) to briefly expose one's bare buttocks, as a prank.
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derivations: moonless (adj.), moonlike (adj.)
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