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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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. Kerby Kuek:

    The month, date and exact time of birth are more important in the lunar calendar than the year.

  2. Daniel Moriarty:

    It’s the largest confirmed impact structure in the solar system and has shaped many aspects of the evolution of the Moon, so a big topic in lunar science is studying this basin and the effects it had on the geology of the Moon through time.

  3. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay:

    The development of Lunar Crater Radio Telescope could produce some significant breakthroughs along the way, particularly for deployment technologies and the use of robots to build gigantic structures off Earth, i'm proud to be working with this diverse team of experts who inspire the world to think of big ideas that can make groundbreaking discoveries about the universe we live in.

  4. Zhao Qinghe:

    The recent localised epidemic has had a certain impact on the production and operation of some enterprises, and the overall expansion of the manufacturing industry has slowed, the period before and after the Lunar New Year is also traditionally an off-season for the country’s manufacturing industry.

  5. Clive Neal:

    It's important that we balance, moving forward together in a way that will enable this [ lunar ] economy as well as the science, my way of looking at this is that if we look at moon resources as resources for science, and a resource for exploration, and a resource for commercial participation everybody wins because the data sets that we need are pretty much the same.

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