moonlighting

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Systematic agrarian outrages in Ireland. See moonlighter.
  • noun Moonshining.

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  • verb Present participle of moonlight.

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Examples

  • Once the structural wiring has been planned, you can let your imagination run wild; what about using moonlighting from a tall building or tree, create reflections in still water, silhouette statues and architectural plants or create gentle pools of light around an outdoor dining area – the options and opportunities are limitless.

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  • "J.yful Exaltation" serves as both intro and invocation as the Whitefield Brothers, aka moonlighting German funk group the Poets of Rhythm, unfold a faux conscious-funk jam that sounds a bit like the J. B.'s recorded in a janitor's closet.

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  • It is important to mention the fact that many glycolytic enzymes are known to possess the so-called moonlighting functions.

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  • "J.yful Exaltation" serves as both intro and invocation as the Whitefield Brothers, aka moonlighting German funk group the Poets of Rhythm, unfold a faux conscious-funk jam that sounds a bit like the J. B.'s recorded in a janitor's closet.

    Baltimore City Paper

  • "J.yful Exaltation" serves as both intro and invocation as the Whitefield Brothers, aka moonlighting German funk group the Poets of Rhythm, unfold a faux conscious-funk jam that sounds a bit like the J. B.'s recorded in a janitor's closet.

    Baltimore City Paper

  • "J.yful Exaltation" serves as both intro and invocation as the Whitefield Brothers, aka moonlighting German funk group the Poets of Rhythm, unfold a faux conscious-funk jam that sounds a bit like the J. B.'s recorded in a janitor's closet.

    Baltimore City Paper

  • His moonlighting is a rarity in the BPD, where just 44 detectives and superior officers have department-approved outside employment.

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  • SILVIA ANN HEWLITT, CENTER FOR WORK-LIFE POLICY: What you're looking at these days is all kinds of working mothers who are perhaps going, you know, from part-time work to full-time work, or perhaps taking on a kind of moonlighting job at night or at the weekend.

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  • There was also the fact that some of the things that happened to Peter in his "moonlighting" job weren't very nice, and strained their relationship even without Peter placing that particular subject of conversation on a tight leash.

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  • However, his period of double-barrelled public service, or "moonlighting", to use a pre-Apollo XI idiom, began when he was elected to the Manitoba Legislature in 1958.

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  • Moonlighting, the practice of performing an additional job (usually on a contractual basis) which is separate from a person's day job.

    June 13, 2007

  • Beautiful word, mundane meaning. :-)

    June 13, 2007