moonless moonless

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without a moon or a visible moon

Usage(s):

  1. All have occurred on moonless nights between 10 o'clock and midnight.
  2. Wayne Kirby's last helicopter mission came on a warm and moonless night in South Texas on June 8, 2008.
  3. Views of the railings where doomed passengers and crew members stood evoked images of the moonless night 74 years ago when the great ship slipped beneath the waves.

News

  • Meadowlands graded entries

    Post Time: 7:15 p.m. Best Bet: El Rocket (2nd) FIRST: Mile pace; $12,500; cond 8 McGillacudy-Henry (Gingrs) 3-7-5 3-1 5 True Reflection (SAllard) 5-2-1 7-2 4 Destiny'sDesire (Lachance) 7-2-8 15-1 1 Lights Go Out (JCampbell) 4-4-2 8-1 2 Goinroundncircles (JMarshll) 7-4-1 20-1 3 Moonless Night (CCallahan...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "A fearful black cloud was rent by forked and quivering bursts of flame, and parted to reveal great tongues of fire. ...... Darkness fell, not the dark of a moonless or cloudy night, but as if the lamp had been put out in a dark room," wrote...
    on Oct 20, 2005 By: Pliny the Younger Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

  2. "On moonless nights his black skin was camouflaged by the darkness," Acosta writes, and to find him, "you had to follow his cigarette smoke as it floated in the air."
    on May 23, 2008 By: Carlos Acosta Source: New York Times

  3. Sometimes toxic trash may be dumped on the property "unbeknownst to you, and you'll be responsible for the cleanup," said John T. Reed, the publisher of Real Estate Investor's Monthly, a newsletter. "At 2 o'clock in the morning on a moonless...
    on Jun 21, 2008 By: John T Reed Source: New York Times

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