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The area of this lune, the outer arc of which is a semicircle centered at M and the inner arc of which is a quarter circle centered at C, is equal to the area of the triangle ABC.
A crescent-shaped portion of a plane or sphere bounded by two arcs of circles.
a. a section of the surface of a sphere enclosed between two semicircles that intersect at opposite points on the sphere
b. a crescent-shaped figure formed on a plane surface by the intersection of the arcs of two circles
2. something shaped like a crescent
3. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church another word for lunette6
[C18: from Latin lūna moon]
(Falconry) falconry a leash for hawks or falcons
[C14 loigne, from Old French, from Medieval Latin longia, longea, from Latin longus long1]
a crescent-shaped figure bounded by two arcs of circles, either on a flat or spherical surface.
[1695–1705; < Latin lūna moon]