Definition of moonset in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onset/


[in singular]
1The setting of the moon below the horizon: I’m greeted with a spectacular moonset
More example sentences
  • 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.
1.1The time of this: we left before moonset in the morning
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