[haf-moon, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈmun, ˈhɑf-/
the moon when, at either quadrature, half its disk is illuminated.
the phase of the moon at this time.
something having the shape of a half-moon or crescent.
the ship in which Henry Hudson made his voyage to explore America in 1609.
the moon at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated
the time at which a half-moon occurs
(anatomy) a nontechnical name for lunula
noun 1. a mourning garb less somber than deep mourning, usually following a period of deep mourning. 2. the period during which it is worn. noun 1. dark grey clothes worn by some during a period after full formal mourning
[ney-kid] /ˈneɪ kɪd/ adjective 1. being without clothing or covering; nude: naked children swimming in the lake. 2. without adequate clothing: a naked little beggar. 3. bare of any covering, overlying matter, vegetation, foliage, or the like: naked fields. 4. bare, stripped, or destitute (usually followed by of): The trees were suddenly naked of leaves. […]
noun, Wrestling. 1. a hold in which a wrestler, from behind the opponent, passes one arm under the corresponding arm of the opponent and locks the hand on the back of the opponent’s neck. noun 1. a wrestling hold in which a wrestler places an arm under one of his opponent’s arms from behind and […]
noun, Music. 1. a note equivalent in time value to one half of a whole note; minim. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a note having the time value of half a semibreve Also called minim
- Half of it
noun phrase The most significant or important part of something •Usu in negative contexts: her attitude is not the half of it (1932+) Only part of something, as in You saw them together, but that’s just the half of it; she’s moved in with him. This phrase, signifying the most important portion (more than half), […]