Definition of moonset in English:


Line breaks: moon|set
Pronunciation: /ˈmuːnsɛt


  • The setting or time of setting of the moon below the horizon: the best times to observe these meteors are after moonset
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    • From atop her horse she could see two figures at a window, midway up the building, one distinctly older than the other, watching the moonset.
    • Indeed a partial lunar eclipse could be seen from New England, early in the morning on May 18, although only at moonset.
    • For locals, moonset is around 1 AM tonight and a little after 1: 30 AM tomorrow night.

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