a combining form meaning “moon,” used in the formation of compound words:
/ˈluːnɪk/ noun 1. another name for Luna2
[loo-ni-soh-ler] /ˌlu nɪˈsoʊ lər/ adjective 1. pertaining to or based upon the relations or joint action of the moon and the sun. /ˌluːnɪˈsəʊlə/ adjective 1. resulting from, relating to, or based on the combined gravitational attraction of the sun and moon lunisolar (l’nĭ-sō’lər) Relating to or caused by both the Sun and the Moon. Lunisolar […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. the principal component of the precession of the equinoxes, produced by the gravitational attraction of the sun and the moon on the equatorial bulge of the earth.
[loo-ni-tahyd-l] /ˌlu nɪˈtaɪd l/ adjective 1. pertaining to the part of the movement dependent upon the moon. /ˌluːnɪˈtaɪdəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to tidal phenomena as produced by the moon lunitidal (l’nĭ-tīd’l) Relating to tidal phenomena caused by the Moon. ◇ The length of time between the transit of the Moon over the meridian […]