the moon when the whole of its disk is illuminated, occurring when in opposition to the sun.
the phase of the moon at this time.
one of the four phases of the moon, occurring when the earth lies between the sun and the moon so that the moon is visible as a fully illuminated disc
the moon in this phase
the time at which this occurs
The phase of the Moon in which it is visible as a fully illuminated disk. This phase occurs when the Moon is on the opposite side of Earth as the Sun and is not in Earth’s shadow. See more at moon. Compare new moon.
noun 1. . noun 1. a change in the grammatical function of a word, as in the use of the noun input as a verb or the noun fun as an adjective.
- Functional congestion
functional congestion n. Increased flow of blood to an organ while it is functioning. Also called physiologic congestion.
- Functional database
database, language A database which uses a functional language as its query language. Databases would seem to be an inappropriate application for functional languages since, a purely functional language would have to return a new copy of the entire database every time (part of) it was updated. To be practically scalable, the update mechanism must […]
- Functional deafness
functional deafness n. See psychogenic deafness.