from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The moon when it is visible as a fully illuminated disk.
- n. The period of the month when such a moon occurs.
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- n. The phase of the moon when it is in opposition to the sun.
- n. The moon when it is in opposition to the sun.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. The time when the moon is full.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
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It was November, and light from the full moon sparkled on the frost-covered ground, and the stars glittered against the black-velvet backdrop of the sky.
As the valley went dark, a full moon rose from the Sangres.
Evection: The second inequality of the moon, which vanishes at new and full moon and is a maximum at first and last quarter.
On my TV screen a full moon is rising, the Duchess and her fiendish lackeys are plotting new devilment, and justice, in the form of a flame-haired female privateer, is riding into the dark and unholy night.
She told them about the rare parties, how they were held during a full moon so that country gentry could find their way in their carriages, chaises and troikas.
The full moon gives us light, literally and magickally.
ONE EVENING THROUGH THE SKYLIGHTthe full moon fell heavily on Elphaba sleeping.
Outside, the full moon glows bright but the North Star shines even brighter.
Camille and I were bound to the pull of her tides, and I found myself dallying, wondering what the nights of the full moon must be like at the Puma Pride compound with everyone shifting.
Then they changed that dress and displayed her in a robe of azure; and she reappeared like the full moon when it riseth over the horizon, with her coal-black hair and cheeks delicately fair; and teeth shown in sweet smiling and breasts firm rising and crowning sides of the softest and waist of the roundest.