half-moon


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lunule of nail

the pale arched area at the proximal portion of the nail plate.

half-moon

(hăf′mo͞on′, häf′-)
n.
1. The moon when only half its disk is illuminated.
2. Something, such as the lunula of a fingernail, that is shaped like a crescent.
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Harvard half-moon table costs pounds 119; Next's black mirror table is pounds 199; Astoria mirrored table is pounds 190
Use a half-moon edging iron, or a spade, to create a 7.
The Mezzaluna--meaning"half-moon" in Italian--is a hardwood cutting bowl and stainless-steel mincing knife in a half-moon shape.
My Little Half-Moon is illustrated by Kate Berube and tells of a lonely half-moon and a little girl who tries to fill in for its missing other half.
Since it lacked a rim, they employed half-moon clips to hold the cartridges close enough to the firing pin to shoot.
45 ACP that did away with the necessity of using half-moon clips.
Consumers are urged to check the fasteners on children's bib garments purchased after May 1, 1994, in the following ways: immediately after laundering and before dressing your child in an OshKosh bib garment, inspect the metal clip for any weak spots, specifically in the folded edge on the straight side of the half-moon shaped metal clip.