new moon(redirected from change of the moon)
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1. The phase of the moon at which the moon, as viewed from Earth, does not appear to be illuminated by the sun. The new phase marks the beginning of a single revolution of the moon around the earth.
2. The period of the month when such a moon occurs.
1. (Astronomy) the moon when it appears as a narrow waxing crescent
2. (Astronomy) the time at which this occurs
3. (Astronomy) astronomy one of the four principal phases of the moon, occurring when it lies between the earth and the sun
1. the moon either when in conjunction with the sun or soon after, being either invisible or visible only as a slender crescent.
2. the phase of the moon at this time.