Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The phase of the moon at which the moon, as viewed from Earth, does not appear to be illuminated by the sun. The new phase marks the beginning of a single revolution of the moon around the earth.
  • noun The period of the month when such a moon occurs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The phase of the moon when it is in conjunction with the sun.
  • noun The moon when it is in conjunction with the sun.
  • noun The phase of the moon when it is waxing.
  • noun The moon when it is waxing.
  • noun The day when the new moon is first seen or is expected to appear.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the time at which the Moon appears as a narrow waxing crescent

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Examples

  • Even though "NEW MOON" was just ok, they need to stay true to it. adrien Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 11: 10 PM EST im team edward all the way. and im sure im not the only one with this feeling. but even though edward is absent in new moon, the book just wouldn't be the same any other way. it shows how much he loves bella, that he'd leave her and suffer forever, while she gets over him and would live a happy peaceful life. it shows me how much edward really loves bella khala Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 11: 10 PM EST

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  • Even though "NEW MOON" was just ok, they need to stay true to it. adrien Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 11: 10 PM EST im team edward all the way. and im sure im not the only one with this feeling. but even though edward is absent in new moon, the book just wouldn't be the same any other way. it shows how much he loves bella, that he'd leave her and suffer forever, while she gets over him and would live a happy peaceful life. it shows me how much edward really loves bella khala Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 11: 10 PM EST

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • A long day after leaving Hiawasee—on the evening of the new moon—we arrived at Napochies town.

    Fire The Sky

  • A long day after leaving Hiawasee—on the evening of the new moon—we arrived at Napochies town.

    Fire The Sky

  • De Soto is going to be demonstrating his anger to the Apalachee on the new moon.

    Fire The Sky

  • Except when your skin was as sickly pale as a sliver of new moon.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • Sitting in a sweat lodge with five other women on the night of a new moon, it is dark.

    Wild Feminine

  • De Soto is going to be demonstrating his anger to the Apalachee on the new moon.

    Fire The Sky

  • Sitting in a sweat lodge with five other women on the night of a new moon, it is dark.

    Wild Feminine

  • Except when your skin was as sickly pale as a sliver of new moon.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

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