Definitions for moonmun

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Moon, moon(noun)

    the natural satellite of the Earth

    "the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers"; "men first stepped on the moon in 1969"

  2. moon(noun)

    any object resembling a moon

    "he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light"; "the clock had a moon that showed various phases"

  3. lunar month, moon, lunation, synodic month(noun)

    the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)

  4. moonlight, moonshine, Moon(noun)

    the light of the Moon

    "moonlight is the smuggler's enemy"; "the Moon was bright enough to read by"

  5. Moon, Sun Myung Moon(noun)

    United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920)

  6. moon(verb)

    any natural satellite of a planet

    "Jupiter has sixteen moons"

  7. daydream, moon(verb)

    have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake

    "She looked out the window, daydreaming"

  8. moon, moon around, moon on(verb)

    be idle in a listless or dreamy way

  9. moon(verb)

    expose one's buttocks to

    "moon the audience"

GCIDERate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Moon(v. t.)

    To expose one's naked buttocks to (a person); -- a vulgar sign of contempt or disrespect, sometimes done as a prank.

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. moon(Noun)

    The largest satellite of Earth.

  2. moon(Noun)

    Any natural satellite of a planet.

  3. moon(Noun)

    A month, particularly a lunar month.

  4. moon(Verb)

    To display oneu2019s buttocks to, typically as a jest, insult, or protest

  5. moon(Verb)

    (usually followed by over or after) To fuss over something adoringly; to be infatuated with someone.

  6. Moon(ProperNoun)

    The Earth's moon; the sole natural satellite of the Earth, represented in astronomy and astrology by u263E.

  7. Moon(ProperNoun)

    The god of the Moon in Heathenry.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Moon(noun)

    the celestial orb which revolves round the earth; the satellite of the earth; a secondary planet, whose light, borrowed from the sun, is reflected to the earth, and serves to dispel the darkness of night. The diameter of the moon is 2,160 miles, its mean distance from the earth is 240,000 miles, and its mass is one eightieth that of the earth. See Lunar month, under Month

  2. Moon(noun)

    a secondary planet, or satellite, revolving about any member of the solar system; as, the moons of Jupiter or Saturn

  3. Moon(noun)

    the time occupied by the moon in making one revolution in her orbit; a month

  4. Moon(noun)

    a crescentlike outwork. See Half-moon

  5. Moon(verb)

    to expose to the rays of the moon

  6. Moon(verb)

    to act if moonstruck; to wander or gaze about in an abstracted manner

  7. Origin: [OE. mone, AS. mna; akin to D. maan, OS. & OHG. mno, G. mond, Icel. mni, Dan. maane, Sw. mne, Goth. mna, Lith. men, L. mensis month, Gr. mh`nh moon, mh`n month, Skr. ms moon, month; prob. from a root meaning to measure (cf. Skr. m to measure), from its serving to measure the time. 271. Cf. Mete to measure, Menses, Monday, Month.]

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  1. Moon

    The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth, and the fifth largest satellite in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite of a planet in the Solar System relative to the size of its primary, having 27% the diameter and 60% the density of Earth, resulting in ¹⁄81 its mass. The Moon is the second densest satellite after Io, a satellite of Jupiter. The Moon is in synchronous rotation with Earth, always showing the same face with its near side marked by dark volcanic maria that fill between the bright ancient crustal highlands and the prominent impact craters. It is the brightest object in the sky after the Sun, although its surface is actually very dark, with a reflectance similar to that of coal. Its prominence in the sky and its regular cycle of phases have, since ancient times, made the Moon an important cultural influence on language, calendars, art and mythology. The Moon's gravitational influence produces the ocean tides and the minute lengthening of the day. The Moon's current orbital distance, about thirty times the diameter of the Earth, causes it to appear almost the same size in the sky as the Sun, allowing it to cover the Sun nearly precisely in total solar eclipses. This matching of apparent visual size is a coincidence. The Moon's linear distance from the Earth is currently increasing at a rate of 3.82±0.07cm per year, but this rate is not constant.

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Moon

    the satellite of the earth, from which it is distant 238,800 m., and which revolves round it in 27-1/3 days, taking the same time to rotate on its own axis, so that it presents always the same side to us; is a dark body, and shines by reflection of the sun's light, its diameter 2165 m.; it has a rugged surface of mountains and valleys without verdure; has no water, no atmosphere, and consequently no life.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Moon

    The natural satellite of the planet Earth. It includes the lunar cycles or phases, the lunar month, lunar landscapes, geography, and soil.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. MOON

    The only lighting monopoly that never made money.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'moon' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3515

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'moon' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2517

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'moon' in Nouns Frequency: #1365

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