Definition of moon :
1. A crescentlike outwork. See Half- moon.
2. A secondary planet, or satellite, revolving about any member of the solar system; as, the moons of Jupiter or Saturn.
3. The celestial orb which revolves round the earth; the satellite of the earth; a secondary planet, whose light, borrowed from the sun, is reflected to the earth, and serves to dispel the darkness of night. The diameter of the moon is 2, 160 miles, its mean distance from the earth is 240, 000 miles, and its mass is one eightieth that of the earth. See Lunar month, under Month.
4. The time occupied by the moon in making one revolution in her orbit; a month.
5. To act if moonstruck; to wander or gaze about in an abstracted manner.
6. To expose to the rays of the moon.
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- " But that does not explain to us why the moon does not fall," said Monsieur Dalize. - "In Search of a Son", William Shepard Walsh.
- Is it there the moon will rise?" - "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.
- Presently the moon rose, dead ahead of me. - "An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)", Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody).