Half-Moon Synonyms & Definitions

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• Half-moonDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The shape of a half-moon; a crescent.
  2. (n.) An outwork composed of two faces, forming a salient angle whose gorge resembles a half-moon; -- now called a ravelin.
  3. (n.) A marine, sparoid, food fish of California (Caesiosoma Californiense). The body is ovate, blackish above, blue or gray below. Called also medialuna.
  4. (n.) The moon at the quarters, when half its disk appears illuminated.