HyperDic: crescent

English > 2 senses of the word crescent:
NOUNshapecrescentany shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
ADJECTIVEallcrescent, crescent-shaped, semilunar, lunateresembling the new moon in shape
crescent > pronunciation
Soundskreh'sahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > crescent: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling the new moon in shape.
Synonymscrescent-shaped, semilunar, lunate
Broaderroundedcurving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
Spanishbicéfalo, lunado
Nounscrescentany shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
English > crescent: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningAny shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters.
Broadercurve, curved shapeThe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Spanishcreciente, medialuna
Adjectivescrescentresembling the new moon in shape

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