the instant, approximately one week after a full moon, when half of the moon’s disk is illuminated by the sun.
one of the four principal phases of the moon, occurring between full moon and new moon, when half the lighted surface is visible Compare first quarter
[last, lahst] /læst, lɑst/ adjective, a superl. of late with later as compar. 1. occurring or coming after all others, as in time, order, or place: the last line on a page. 2. most recent; next before the present; latest: last week; last Friday. 3. being the only one remaining: my last dollar; the last […]
noun 1. the last of a succession of irritations, incidents, remarks, etc., that leads to a loss of patience, a disaster, etc.: He has been late before, but this is the last straw. noun 1. the last straw, the final irritation or problem that stretches one’s endurance or patience beyond the limit noun The final […]
noun 1. the supper of Jesus and His disciples on the eve of His Crucifixion. Compare (def 1). 2. a work of art representing this. 3. (italics) The, a mural (1495–98) by Leonardo da Vinci. noun 1. the Last Supper, the meal eaten by Christ with his disciples on the night before his Crucifixion, during […]
plural noun 1. the subjects of eschatology: the second coming of Christ, the end of history, and the final destiny of the individual and humankind as a whole.