moonrise


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moon·rise

 (mo͞on′rīz′)
n.
The event or time of the appearance of the upper circumferential edge of the moon as it rises above the horizon.

moonrise

(ˈmuːnˌraɪz)
n
(Astronomy) the moment when the moon appears above the horizon

moon•rise

(ˈmunˌraɪz)

n.
1. the rising of the moon above the horizon.
2. the time at which this happens.
[1720–30; moon + (sun) rise]
Translations
maansopgangmaansopkomst

moonrise

[ˈmuːnraɪz] Nsalida f de la luna

moonrise

[ˈmuːnˌraɪz] nil sorgere della luna
References in classic literature ?
You don't have to pay anything--all that sea and sky free--`without money and without price.' There's going to be a moonrise purty soon, too--I'm never tired of finding out what a moonrise can be over them rocks and sea and harbor.
They had their moonrise, and watched its marvel and magic in a silence that asked nothing of the world or each other.
"There's a darling moonrise behind the hills tonight, Marilla, and oh, how the frogs sang me home from Carmody!
I carefully wrapped her in my jacket, and sat down beside her to wait for the moonrise. The hill-side was quiet and deserted, but from the black of the wood there came now and then a stir of living things.
When we got back, it was after moonrise: a pony, which we knew to be the surgeon's, was standing at the garden door.
So when it was good and dark I slid out from shore before moonrise and paddled over to the Illinois bank -- about a quarter of a mile.
You have already interrupted one pater, two aves, and a credo, which I, miserable sinner that I am, should, according to my vow, have said before moonrise.''
Three nights has the same thing happened, violent all day then quiet from moonrise to sunrise.
There is a green fringe of palm and prickly pear round the black mouth of the well; but nothing of the upper masonry remains except two bulky and battered stones standing like the pillars of a gateway of nowhere, in which some of the more transcendental archaeologists, in certain moods at moonrise or sunset, think they can trace the faint lines of figures or features of more than Babylonian monstrosity; while the more rationalistic archaeologists, in the more rational hours of daylight, see nothing but two shapeless rocks.
They were so ill-fitting as to be quite grotesque; even as he appeared in black outline against the moonrise, the coat-collar in which his head was buried made him look like a hunchback, and the long loose sleeves looked as if he had no hands.
Earlier, Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council's Secretary-General Aijaz Khalid Mufti had said, 'The new moon will not show up until it is 19 hours of age and the difference between sunset and moonrise is 40 minutes.
(4) In Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012), this artificiality is turned in on itself, as a pair of love-struck twelve-yearolds plot escape from an absurd adult universe.