Definition of moon-shaped in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onˌSHāpt/

Entry from US English dictionary


1Crescent-shaped: blood cells that instead of being round are moon-shaped
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  • Among the items stolen were a silver and marcasite watch, a gold watch, a platinum and white sapphire crescent moon-shaped brooch and a video and CD player.
  • Last but not least came a silver necklace with a single crescent moon-shaped sapphire at the middle, hanging just above the top of Lily's ‘Amazon dress’.
  • The blue waters of the Bay of Palma still lap the hotel's half moon-shaped private beach.
2Round: her moon-shaped face
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  • After studying the house from every angle, we still failed to notice an eroded, moon-shaped face, floating like an apparition, carved into one of the stones high up on the side - Beck pointed it out.
  • For a man who's all about speed and endurance, he is distinctly non-streamlined, with a moon-shaped face and a pronounced paunch set over thick, powerful legs.
  • It is painful to listen to her, and then the moon-shaped face which has been creased with suffering, cracks into a beam.

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Syllabification: moon-shaped

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