What does Lunar mean?

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ˈlu nərLu·nar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lunar(adj)

    of or relating to or associated with the moon

    "lunar surface"; "lunar module"

Wiktionary

  1. lunar(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, the moon; moonly.

    Etymology: From lunaris.

  2. lunar(Adjective)

    Crescent shaped, lunate.

    Etymology: From lunaris.

  3. lunar(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, silver.

    Etymology: From lunaris.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lunar(adj)

    of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar observations

    Etymology: [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary.]

  2. Lunar(adj)

    resembling the moon; orbed

    Etymology: [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary.]

  3. Lunar(adj)

    measured by the revolutions of the moon; as, a lunar month

    Etymology: [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary.]

  4. Lunar(adj)

    influenced by the moon, as in growth, character, or properties; as, lunar herbs

    Etymology: [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary.]

  5. Lunar(noun)

    a lunar distance

    Etymology: [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary.]

  6. Lunar(noun)

    the middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus; -- called also semilunar, and intermedium

    Etymology: [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lunar

    lū′nar, adj. belonging to the moon: measured by the revolutions of the moon: caused by the moon: like the moon—also Lū′nary.—ns. Lū′nacy, a kind of madness formerly supposed to be affected by the moon: insanity; Lunā′rian, Lū′narist, a student of lunar phenomena; Lū′nary, the moonwort fern.—adjs. Lū′nāte, -d, formed like a half-moon: crescent-shaped; Lū′natic, affected with lunacy.—n. a person so affected: a madman (De lunatico inquirendo, the title of the writ or commission for inquiry into the mental state of an alleged lunatic).—n. Lunā′tion, the time between two revolutions of the moon: a lunar month.—adjs. Lū′niform, moon-shaped; Lū′nisolar, resulting from the united action of the sun and moon: compounded of the revolution of the sun and the moon.—n. Lū′nula, a crescent-like appearance, esp. the whitish area at the base of the nails.—adjs. Lū′nulate, -d (bot.), shaped like a small crescent.—ns. Lū′nule, Lū′nulet, anything in form like a small crescent; Lū′nulite, a small circular fossil coral.—Lunar caustic, fused crystals of nitrate of silver, applied to ulcers, &c.; Lunar cycle=Metonic cycle (q.v.); Lunar month (see Month); Lunar observation, an observation of the moon's distance from a star for the purpose of finding the longitude; Lunar rainbow (see Rainbow, under Rain); Lunar theory, a term employed to denote the a priori deduction of the moon's motions from the principles of gravitation; Lunar year (see Year). [L. lunarisluna, the moon—lucēre, to shine.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lunar

    The brief epithet for the method of finding the longitude by the moon and sun or moon and stars. (See WORKING A LUNAR.)

Anagrams for Lunar »

  1. urnal

  2. ulnar

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How to say Lunar in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lunar in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lunar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Lunar in a Sentence

  1. Professor Hakan Kayal:

    The so-called transient lunar phenomena have been known since the 1950s, but they have not been sufficiently systematically and long-term observed.

  2. Sarah Noble:

    As a lunar scientist, Im very excited about the science we can do on the moon, our current plan is to hit the moon so we can move on and hit Mars.

  3. Hynd Ayoubi Idrissi:

    The age of criminal responsibility in Iran is discriminatory, it is lower and lower for girls, that is to say 9 lunar years while for boys it is 15. At nine a girl can marry, even if the law sets the age at 13.

  4. Tim Peake:

    A dream would have to be a lunar exploration mission.

  5. Mark Blitz:

    Here we have had four total lunar eclipses in a row on Passover and Tabernacles, and just look what is happening in the world today!

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