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Definition of "lunar" []

  • Of, involving, caused by, or affecting the moon. (adjective)
  • Measured by the revolution of the moon. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to silver. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lunar" in a sentence
  • "The term lunar eclipse means that the Earth comes between the moon and the sun for a brief period so that the moon is either partially or completely covered by the Earth's shadow."
  • "And even if it could land safely upright, might it not sink into the dust, to be trapped in lunar quicksand, never to escape?"
  • "Another story -- an ANALOG story -- the clones figure out how to extract oxygen from moon rocks, grow crops in lunar soil, etc."