adv. & adj.
Toward the moon.
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(ˈmun wərd)

1. Also, moon′wards. toward the moon.
2. directed toward the moon.
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According to reporter, the troops killed the youth identified as Altaf Kachroo and Omar Rasheed during a cordon and search operation at Moonward area of the district.
Samite sheeted and processioned where Her undinal vast belly moonward bends, Laughing the wrapt inflections of our love; Take this Sea, whose diapason knells On scrolls of silver snowy sentences, The sceptred terror of whose sessions rends As her demeanors motion well or ill, All but the pieties of lovers' hands.
The final line of the story makes an otherworldly being of the girl: "she turned and loped away, the bones in her back working hard, colors spinning out, exotic as a bird rarely seen unless believed in, wretchedly, like a moonward thought" (Moore, Like Life 19).
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Though the "old earth" is no longer caught "in the moonlight's shock" (Marble 35) and has begun to turn once again, the faun nevertheless cries "moonward in stiff pain," consumed with an aching "desire to be" (42, 43).
September 8: The twin GRAIL spacecraft (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) will rocket Moonward to fly in tandem just 30 miles (50 km) above the lunar surface.
Is it of such concern when what shall be already is within the moonward sea?
You are tide rushing moonward pulling back from the shore.
The few missiles sent moonward since Apollo have been small, automated probes--the most recent mission was a little 350-pound craft called Lunar Prospector that culminated its mission August 31 in a deliberate nosedive into the lunar south pole.
Nash, Nock and others express hope that the Lunar Observer will head moonward in seven or eight years in the form of two identical spacecraft, each perhaps deploying a small "subsatellite" to help with some of the planned experiments.
When Buck Rogers traveled moonward in a 1934 newspaper comic strip, his ship's "degravity plates" were damaged.