Definition of Full moon

1. Noun. The time when the Moon is fully illuminated. "The moon is at the full"

Exact synonyms: Full, Full Phase Of The Moon, Full-of-the-moon
Group relationships: Month
Generic synonyms: Phase Of The Moon
Specialized synonyms: Harvest Moon

Definition of Full moon

1. Noun. The phase of the moon when it is in opposition to the sun. ¹

2. Noun. The moon when it is in opposition to the sun. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Full Moon

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full dress uniform
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full infinitive
full infinitives
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full metal jacket
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full monty
full moon
full moon maple
full moons
full motion video
full name
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full nelson
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full of it
full of life
full of one's self
full of oneself

Literary usage of Full moon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"And if the full moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter day is the Sunday after." II. The objection urged against this rule is, That if we take the common, ..."

2. The Astrophysical Journal by American Astronomical Society, University of Chicago (1905)
"ON THE COMPUTATION OF THE MOON'S SPECTRO GRAPHIC VELOCITY NEAR full moon BY RH CURTISS The determination of the Moon's spectrographic velocity from American ..."

3. Report. [With] The Book (of common prayer) annexed to the report by Church of England, United States protest. episc. ch, joint committee on the Book of common prayer (1880)
"But X'>tr that the full moon, for the purposes of these ... and not the real or Astronomical full moon. Adrent Sunday la always the ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Sometimes a misunderstanding has arisen from not observing that this regulation is to bo construed according to the tabular full moon as determined from the ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"Is THE full moon RED-HOT ? IF Professor De Morgan were still living, the following would expose me to the risk of being immortalised on the gibbets of a new ..."

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