half-moon


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lunule of nail

the pale arched area at the proximal portion of the nail plate.
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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
Julie, Angie and Julie are being joined by four other friends and will be entering the half-moon.
Although I applaud the idea of "half-moon" clips they are seldom used in my .45 Auto revolvers.
American gun buyers evidently thought highly of .45 Auto revolvers but complained about half-moon clips being a nuisance.
Since it lacked a rim, they employed half-moon clips to hold the cartridges close enough to the firing pin to shoot.
In 1920, the Peters Cartridge Company began to produce a rimmed version of the .45 ACP that did away with the necessity of using half-moon clips.
Use the half-moon edging iron, or a spade, to create a 7.5cm (3in) 'gutter' around the lawn edge.
Unfortunately, you couldn't tell from the jewelry if he actually had any coke--that was the downside of the fashion statement, At Studio 54 a huge half-moon with a spoon dangling from it loomed over the dance floor.
Use the half-moon edging iron, or a spade, to create a 7.5cm (3 inch) 'gutter' around the lawn edge.
Then a sickle appears, waxing over about six days to become a half-moon. This is the moon's first quarter.
INGREDIENTS: (Serves 2-8) 600g boneless, skinless chicken thigh fillets 1tsp ground turmeric 1tsp ground cinnamon 1tsp ground coriander 1tsp ground cumin 1tsp cayenne pepper 4 fat garlic cloves, crushed Finely grated zest of 1 unwaxed lemon Juice of 1/2 lemon 4tbsp Greek yogurt Olive oil Maldon sea salt flakes Freshly ground black pepper To serve: 6-8 round flatbreads of your choosing (or use pittas) 200g Greek yogurt 4 large tomatoes, sliced, then each slice cut in half 1 large red onion, halved and finely sliced into half-moons 1 small bunch (about 30g) of fresh coriander, roughly chopped Gherkins or cucumbers in brine (as many as you like), finely sliced METHOD: 1.
ULTIMATE CHICKEN SHAWARMAS INGREDIENTS: (Serves 2-8) 600g boneless, skinless chicken thigh fillets 1tsp ground turmeric 1tsp ground cinnamon 1tsp ground coriander 1tsp ground cumin 1tsp cayenne pepper 4 fat garlic cloves, crushed Finely grated zest of 1 unwaxed lemon Juice of 1/2 lemon 4tbsp Greek yogurt Olive oil Maldon sea salt flakes Freshly ground black pepper To serve: 6-8 round flatbreads of your choosing (or use pittas) 200g Greek yogurt 4 large tomatoes, sliced, then each slice cut in half 1 large red onion, halved and finely sliced into half-moons 1 small bunch (about 30g) of fresh coriander, roughly chopped Gherkins or cucumbers in brine (as many as you like), finely sliced METHOD: 1.