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. Judith Hayes:

    They didn't find any microbial growth on the lunar samples, and they didn't have any microorganisms that they at least initially attributed to any extraterrestrial source or lunar source, and the crew didn't have any signs of an infectious disease, and all the rodents survived the exams, so everybody did well.

  2. Damien Chazelle:

    It surprised me because there are so many things that we weren't able to focus on not only during the lunar EVA but in the entirety of Apollo 11, just by the nature of the story we were telling, we just couldn't go into every detail. So our through-line became -- especially at this part of the movie where it's the final emotional journey for Neil -- what were the private, unknown moments of Neil on the moon ?

  3. Michael Collins:

    At that time, NASA was considering bringing two spacecraft together in space as the most ticklish part perhaps of the lunar profile, and here was this guy who had a Ph.D. in exactly that, so he was very, very well qualified.

  4. Buzz Aldrin:

    Lunar settlements will only require a small step for the other nations to catch up.

  5. Takeshi Minami:

    Output activity (in Japan) will likely slow down until the spread of infection is over, although production in China has restarted following the Lunar New Year, it will take time for output ratios to recover.

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