crescent-shaped


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crescent-shaped

adj
having the shape of a crescent
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Adj.1.crescent-shaped - resembling the new moon in shape
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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crescent-shaped

adjhalbmond- or sichelförmig
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I am charmed, my love, quite charmed," said Lord Henry, elevating his dark, crescent-shaped eyebrows and looking at them both with an amused smile.
We hear the whir of the crescent-shaped arms opening as they descend.
With wonder and admiration, Alleyne, leaning over the bulwarks, gazed at the forest of masts, the swarm of boats darting hither and thither on the bosom of the broad curving stream, and the gray crescent-shaped city which stretched with many a tower and minaret along the western shore.
He heard nothing but the swish of scythes, and saw before him Tit's upright figure mowing away, the crescent-shaped curve of the cut grass, the grass and flower heads slowly and rhythmically falling before the blade of his scythe, and ahead of him the end of the row, where would come the rest.
So it was reduced to a half-ellipse on the north side, served by two monumental staircases leading up to a crescent-shaped gallery.
The gaps between the leaves will act like a pinhole camera and project crescent-shaped images of the sun on the ground.
The market position of NationsBank in a crescent-shaped region ranging from Virginia to Texas gives the company access to a meaningful supply of core deposits.
Winds have sculpted these crescent-shaped features at intervals ranging from less than 200 meters to as much as a full kilometer apart.
95), six crescent-shaped, meat-filled dumplings, quickly deep- fried and served with a warm dipping sauce, provides a recommendable starter.
A wide lawn by Number 106 curves around the slightly crescent-shaped building beyond a generous paved terrace and retaining wall.
Two crescent-shaped, inhabited walls enclose a lens-shaped outdoor room.
She showed off a sensational blue hat folded origami-style into a multi- pointed star shape before reappearing in a crescent-shaped moon titfer.