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crescent
American English: /ˈkrɛs(ə)nt/
British English: /ˈkrɛz(ə)nt/
, /ˈkrɛs(ə)nt/

Translation of crescent in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (moon) the Crescent
    la Media Luna
    Example sentences
    • The moon waxes from new to sickle, crescent, half-full and disk, and wanes back again as the relative positions of sun and moon change.
    • Another difference between the hemispheres, which is often overlooked, is the direction in which the crescents of the Waxing and Waning Moons point.
    • Every month, the first crescent of the new moon is observed, defining the beginning of the new month, whilst each year Ramadan commences 11 days earlier.
  • 2 2.1 (shape) 2.2 (street)
    (calle en forma de media luna)
    Example sentences
    • There were no streets, only avenues, crescents and closes.
    • In the 1820s Bath, Bristol, Dublin, and Edinburgh, cities which had flourished in the eighteenth century, were all still raising classical squares, streets, and crescents.
    • Townhouses line the streets, crescents, and squares - with some terraces descending quite steeply to the north.

adjective

  • the crescent moon
    la luna creciente
    Example sentences
    • We had rolls and butter, corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, cabbage salad, and pastries that were shaped like crescent moons and stuffed with roast meat and apples.
    • Each charm is an alternating crescent moon and star shape.
    • It was a large oval surrounded by to crescent moon shapes.

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