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gibbous


  • s  characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
  • s  (used of the moon) more than half full

  • John McDonald has a comically gigantic gibbous nose.
  • Classmate Lisa David explains the difference between a crescent and a gibbous moon -- a waxing gibbous, at that.
  • A gibbous moon hung high in the Florida sky while the rising sun splashed the white rocket with golden rays.
News & Articles

  • Trifecta of Celestial Wonders in Next Week's Night Sky
    Saturn and the bright star Spica have been making a pretty pair in our evening skies recently. This week they will be joined by the waxing gibbous moon, making a perfect threesome. [More]
    June 13, 2013 - Scientific American
  • Trifecta of Celestial Wonders Shines in This Week's Night Sky
    Saturn and the bright star Spica have been making a pretty pair in our evening skies recently. This week they will be joined by the waxing gibbous moon, making a perfect threesome.
    June 12, 2013 - SPACE.com via Yahoo! News
  • Moon joins Saturn and Spica for night sky trifecta
    By Geoff GahertySpace.comSaturn and the bright star Spica have been making a pretty pair in our evening skies recently. This week they will be joined by the waxing gibbous moon, making a perfect threesome.Next Monday evening, June 17, the moon will be nine days old and just to the right of Spica. On Tuesday evening, it will have moved to a position between the two, as shown in the graphic above ...
    June 12, 2013 - NBC NEWS

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