moon around

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Verb1.moon around - be idle in a listless or dreamy way
laze, slug, idle, stagnate - be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
2.moon around - be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
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Now some people like to take a book and sit down and read, and read, and read, or moon around yawping at the lake or these mountains and things, but that ain't my way; no, sir, if they like it, let 'em do it, I don't object; but as for me, talking's what I like.
He also pointed to the fact that astronomers have calculated eclipses over the centuries and know exactly where and when eclipses will occur and how long they will last at any given point along their path for the next 1,000 years and beyond; it's all a matter of physics and understanding the periodicity of the orbits of the earth around the sun and the moon around the earth.
Apart from looking back at previous celestial observations, the team also referred to the gravitational theories about the movement of Earth around the Sun, as well as the Moon around Earth, in order to clarify the timing of future eclipses.
He said as orbit of the moon around the earth is elliptical, it causes to change the distance between earth and moon.
It seems that the apparent looping of the moon around the Earth is also illusory.
The basins formed when asteroid-size bodies hit the Moon around 4 billion years ago, excavating large parts of crust and throwing ejecta across the surrounding highlands.
The Lunar New Year is celebrated in countries using the Lunar calendar, based on the monthly orbits of the moon around the earth rather than the Western calendar - which is based on the earth's orbit around the sun.
Chapter Four, Moonstruck shows a sequence of black and white shadowed images of the changing moon phases, with further illumination shown in a complete orbit of the Moon around the Earth.
In 2006, a small team of astronomers led by Franck Marchis, astronomer at the Carl Sagan center of the SETI Institute, detected the presence of a small 12 km diameter moon around the large Trojan asteroid (624) Hektor.
A previously promised connection or "signature" could now be forthcoming in a week that brings a strengthening new Moon around matters close to your heart.
And the tables were in a half moon around the dance floor.
The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon around Pluto.