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
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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.