moon around

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Verb1.moon around - be idle in a listless or dreamy way
laze, slug, idle, stagnate - be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
2.moon around - be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
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Now some people like to take a book and sit down and read, and read, and read, or moon around yawping at the lake or these mountains and things, but that ain't my way; no, sir, if they like it, let 'em do it, I don't object; but as for me, talking's what I like.
We intend to move towards the moon on August 14 and land on the moon around September 6.
Al Nuaimi explained the rotation of the moon around the Earth drives the Lunar Calendar, which is also the Islamic or Hijri Calendar.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- After several years of analysis, a team of planetary scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has at last come up with an explanation for a mysterious moon around Neptune that they discovered with Hubble in 2013.
MARCH 21 - WORM MOON THE Full Moon around the March Equinox is sometimes knows as the Worm Moon.
Plenty of planets exist beyond our solar system, but a moon around one of those worlds has yet to be confirmed.
Chronobiology is the branch of biology that studies adjustments of numerous cyclical phenomena seen in living organisms with environmental signals like movements of earth around the sun (solar) or movement of moon around the earth (lunar).4 "Entrainment" is the word used for synchronization or adjustment of these cyclical biochemical, physiological or behavioural processes to the environmental signals.
He also pointed to the fact that astronomers have calculated eclipses over the centuries and know exactly where and when eclipses will occur and how long they will last at any given point along their path for the next 1,000 years and beyond; it's all a matter of physics and understanding the periodicity of the orbits of the earth around the sun and the moon around the earth.
Apart from looking back at previous celestial observations, the team also referred to the gravitational theories about the movement of Earth around the Sun, as well as the Moon around Earth, in order to clarify the timing of future eclipses.
He said as orbit of the moon around the earth is elliptical, it causes to change the distance between earth and moon.
"It seems that the apparent looping of the moon around the Earth is also illusory."