[loo-ner] /ˈlu nər/
of or relating to the moon:
the lunar orbit.
measured by the moon’s revolutions:
a lunar month.
resembling the moon; round or crescent-shaped.
of or relating to silver.
a lunar observation taken for purposes of navigation or mapping.
of or relating to the moon
occurring on, used on, or designed to land on the surface of the moon: lunar module
relating to, caused by, or measured by the position or orbital motion of the moon
of or containing silver
“crescent-shaped,” early 15c.; “pertaining to the moon,” 1620s, from Old French lunaire (15c.), from Latin lunaris “of the moon,” from luna “moon,” (with capital L- “moon goddess”); see Luna.
lunar lu·nar (lōō’nər)
noun 1. .
noun, Medicine/Medical, Chemistry. 1. silver nitrate, AgNO 3 , especially in a sticklike mold, used to cauterize tissues. noun 1. silver nitrate fused into sticks, which were formerly used in cauterizing
noun 1. a division of time that is equal to the elapsed time between two consecutive returns of the same terrestrial meridian to the moon.
noun, Navigation. 1. the observed angle between the moon and another celestial body.