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  1. crescent

    • IPA[ˈkres(ə)nt]

    美式

    • n.
      the curved sickle shape of the waxing or waning moon;a representation of a crescent used as an emblem of Islam or of Turkey
    • adj.
      having the shape of a crescent;growing, increasing, or developing.
    • noun: crescent, plural noun: crescents

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. the curved sickle shape of the waxing or waning moon the moon was a slender crescent
    • a representation of a crescent used as an emblem of Islam or of Turkey on the flag was embroidered the Turkish crescent
    • historical the political power of Islam or of the Ottoman Empire.
    • 2. a thing that has has the shape of a single curve, especially one that is broad in the center and tapers to a point at each end a three-mile crescent of golden sand a crescent-shaped building
    • British a street or row of houses forming an arc we lived at Westway Crescent
    • a charge in the form of a crescent, typically with the points upward (also a mark of cadency for a second son).
    • 3. a moth or butterfly with crescent-shaped markings on the wings.

    形容詞

    • 1. having the shape of a crescent a crescent moon
    • 2. literary growing, increasing, or developing.
    • ph.
      a crescent-shaped area of fertile land in the Middle East extending from the eastern ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      a crescent-shaped area of fertile land in the Middle East extending from the eastern ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an adjustable wrench designed to grip hexagonal nuts, with an adjusting screw fitted in the ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an adjustable spanner designed to grip hexagonal nuts, with an adjusting screw fitted in the ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      a national branch in Muslim countries of the International Movement of the Red Cross and the ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      a national branch in Muslim countries of the International Movement of the Red Cross and the ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈkrɛznt]

    英式

    • n.
      the curved sickle shape of the waxing or waning moon: the moon was a slender crescent
    • adj.
      having the shape of a crescent: a crescent moon

    Oxford Dictionary