Definición de gibbous en inglés:

gibbous

Saltos de línea: gib|bous
Pronunciación: /ˈgɪbəs
 
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adjetivo

  • 1(Of the moon) having the illuminated part greater than a semicircle and less than a circle.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • My hand was clasped around hers, and the light of the gibbous moon set a silver path out before us.
    • On the 16th Jupiter appears to the upper left of the waxing gibbous Moon.
    • The waxing gibbous moon was still behind the scudding clouds, but it was far from pitch dark.
  • 1.1Convex or protuberant: his gibbous eyes
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The male hooded merganser, with his distinct gibbous moon crest, demands immediate attention.

Derivativos

gibbosity

Pronunciación: /-ˈbɒsɪti/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Females of this species also lack the tendency towards frontal gibbosity shown by males.

gibbously

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Early in the week the Moon waxes gibbously, and later in the week, after full, gibbously wanes.
  • We will see the Moon waxing in its gibbous phase the early part of the week, while the last two days see it gibbously waning.

Origen

late Middle English: from late Latin gibbosus, from Latin gibbus 'hump'.

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