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lu·nar

 (lo͞o′nər)
adj.
1. Of, involving, caused by, or affecting the moon.
2. Measured by the revolution of the moon.
3. Of or relating to silver.

[Middle English, crescent-shaped, from Old French lunaire, from Latin lūnāris, of the moon, from lūna, moon; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]

lunar

(ˈluːnə)
adj
1. (Celestial Objects) of or relating to the moon
2. (Celestial Objects) occurring on, used on, or designed to land on the surface of the moon: lunar module.
3. (Celestial Objects) relating to, caused by, or measured by the position or orbital motion of the moon
4. (Elements & Compounds) of or containing silver
[C17: from Latin lūnāris, from lūna the moon]

lu•nar

(ˈlu nər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the moon: the lunar orbit.
2. measured by the moon's revolutions: a lunar month.
3. resembling the moon; round or crescent-shaped.
[1585–95; < Latin lūnāris]

lu·nar

(lo͞o′nər)
1. Relating to the moon: a lunar mountain.
2. Measured by the revolution of the moon: a lunar month.

lunar

A unit of time equal to four weeks (2,419,200 sec).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lunar - of or relating to or associated with the moon; "lunar surface"; "lunar module"
Translations
قَمَري
měsíční
måne-
hold-
tungl-
mėnulio
Mēness-
lunárny
aya ait

lunar

[ˈluːnəʳ]
A. ADJlunar
B. CPD lunar eclipse Neclipse m lunar
lunar landing Nalunizaje m, aterrizaje m lunar
lunar module Nmódulo m lunar
lunar month Nmes m lunar

lunar

[ˈluːnər] adjlunairelunar landing nalunissage m

lunar

adjMond-, lunar (spec); lunar landscapeMondlandschaft f

lunar

:
lunar eclipse
lunar module
nMondlandefähre for -fahrzeug nt
lunar orbit

lunar

[ˈluːnəʳ] adjlunare
lunar landing → allunaggio
lunar module → modulo lunare

lunar

adjective
of the moon. a lunar eclipse.
References in classic literature ?
Consequently, their arrival on the lunar disc could not take place until the 5th of December at twelve at night, at the exact moment when the moon should be full, and not on the
Belfast and Maston-- that it had deviated from its course from some unknown cause, and had not reached its destination; but that it had passed near enough to be retained by the lunar attraction; that its rectilinear movement had been changed to a circular one, and that following an elliptical orbit round the star of night it had become its satellite.
It ended with the double hypothesis: either the attraction of the moon would draw it to herself, and the travelers thus attain their end; or that the projectile, held in one immutable orbit, would gravitate around the lunar disc to all eternity.
One single hypothesis of the observers of Long's Peak could ever be realized, that which foresaw the case of the travelers (if still alive) uniting their efforts with the lunar attraction to attain the surface of the disc.
observations have been from time to time carried on with more or less correctness, until in the present day the altitudes of the lunar mountains have been determined with exactitude.
The highest summit of all towers to a height of 22,606 feet above the surface of the lunar disc.
As to the phenomenon known as the "ashy light," it is explained naturally by the effect of the transmission of the solar rays from the earth to the moon, which give the appearance of completeness to the lunar disc, while it presents itself under the crescent form during its first and last phases.
He burns, too, the purest of oil, in its unmanufactured, and, therefore, unvitiated state; a fluid unknown to solar, lunar, or astral contrivances ashore.
A similar superstition was once prevalent, as I have heard, in ancient Greece and Rome; not applying, however (as in India), to a diamond devoted to the service of a god, but to a semi-transparent stone of the inferior order of gems, supposed to be affected by the lunar influences--the moon, in this latter case also, giving the name by which the stone is still known to collectors in our own time.
Such was your strange lunar magic, such the light not even death could dim.
Lunar Logic, a software developer based in downtown Eugene, laid off eight employees this week, reducing the firm's work force to 22 employees, a company official said Wednesday.
Lunar Jim boldly goes where no preschool series has gone before .