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Noun: moon  moon
  1. The natural satellite of the Earth
    "the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometres"; "men first stepped on the moon in 1969";
    - Moon
     
  2. Any object resembling a moon
    "he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light"; "the clock had a moon that showed various phases"
     
  3. The period between successive new moons (29.531 days)
    - lunar month, lunation, synodic month
     
  4. Any natural satellite of a planet
    "Jupiter has sixteen moons"
Verb: moon  moon
  1. Have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake
    "She looked out the window, mooning";
    - daydream
     
  2. Be idle in a listless or dreamy way
    - moon around, moon on
     
  3. Expose one's buttocks to
    "moon the audience"
Noun: Moon  moon
  1. United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920)
    - Sun Myung Moon
     
  2. The light of the Moon
    "the Moon was bright enough to read by";
    - moonlight, moonshine

Derived forms: mooned, mooning, moons

Type of: article, display, exhibit, expose, idle, laze, light, month, object, physical object, religious leader, satellite, slug, stagnate, visible light, visible radiation

Part of: lunar year

Encyclopedia: Moon, Pennsylvania