of or relating to or associated with the moon
"lunar surface"; "lunar module"
Of, or pertaining to, the moon; moonly.
Crescent shaped, lunate.
Of, or pertaining to, silver.
Origin: From lunaris.
of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar observations
resembling the moon; orbed
measured by the revolutions of the moon; as, a lunar month
influenced by the moon, as in growth, character, or properties; as, lunar herbs
a lunar distance
the middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus; -- called also semilunar, and intermedium
Origin: [L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. lunaris—luna, the moon—lucēre, to shine.]
The numerical value of lunar in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of lunar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of lunar in a Sentence
A dream would have to be a lunar exploration mission.
Lunar settlements will only require a small step for the other nations to catch up.
Tepid demand and the week-long Lunar New Year holiday have limited the rise in imports.
The month, date and exact time of birth are more important in the lunar calendar than the year.
Anyone who wants to build a lunar base at some point must of course be familiar with the local conditions.
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- měsíční, lunárníCzech
- lunar, Mond-German
- قمری, مهشیدیPersian
- bulan, cendera, qamari, kebulananMalay
- lunar, lunarăRomanian
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