|1.||[ noun ] (astronomy) the natural satellite of the Earth|
"the average distance to the moon is 384,400 kilometers" "men first stepped on the moon in 1969"
|2.||[ noun ] any object resembling a moon|
"he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light" "the clock had a moon that showed various phases"
|3.||[ verb ] have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake|
"She looked out the window, daydreaming"
|Related terms:||idle reverie|
|4.||[ noun ] the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)|
|Synonyms:||lunation synodic_month lunar_month|
|Related terms:||month lunar_year|
|5.||[ noun ] (physics) the light of the moon|
"moonlight is the smuggler's enemy" "the moon was bright enough to read by"
|Related terms:||light moonbeam|
|6.||[ verb ] be idle in a listless or dreamy way|
|7.||[ verb ] expose one's buttocks to|
"moon the audience"
|8.||[ noun ] (religion) United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920)|
|9.||[ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 3863|
|10.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 756|
|11.||[ noun ] (astronomy) any natural satellite of a planet|
"Jupiter has sixteen moons"