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lune
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.

lune

 (lo͞on)
n.
A crescent-shaped portion of a plane or sphere bounded by two arcs of circles.

[Latin lūna, moon; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]
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lune

(luːn)
n
1. (Mathematics)
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]

lune

(luːn)
n
(Falconry) falconry a leash for hawks or falcons
[C14 loigne, from Old French, from Medieval Latin longia, longea, from Latin longus long1]
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lune

(lun)

n.
a crescent-shaped figure bounded by two arcs of circles, either on a flat or spherical surface.
[1695–1705; < Latin lūna moon]
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Twice tried at Listed level by Roger Charlton, Princess De Lune was not beaten too far on either occasion but she was never going to trouble the judge.
Last April, the Lune Sofa designed by Jaime Hayon was launched during the Salone del Mobile in Milan.
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Dans une declaration a la MAP, le Pr Samir Kadiri, responsable de l'observatoire astronomique de l'association Ribat Al Fath pour le developpement durable, a indique que cette eclipse, qui n'a dure qu'une heure a peu pres, est plutot rare pour la simple raison qu'elle n'est pas visible lors de chaque nouvelle lune ou du meme endroit de la terre.
The animated Doodle highlights a river-side scene in the moonlight with Debussy's 'Claire de lune' music playing in the background as the scene progresses.
Le directeur executif de la Societe Lune pour la Production Mediatique et les expositions, Maisara Hassan Bakhit a declare a la SUNA que la participation du Soudan a l'exposition vient de consolider les relations bilaterales entre le Soudan et la Libye qui temoignent du developpement dans tous les domaines.