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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Wane (0.00995 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Wane.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: wane wane n : a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number) [syn: ebb, ebbing] v 1: grow smaller; “Interest in the project waned” [syn: decline, go down] 2: become smaller; “Interest in his novels waned” [ant: wax] 3: decrease in phase; “the moon is waning” [ant: wax]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Wane Wane \Wane\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Waned; p. pr. & vb. n. Waning.] [OE. wanien, AS. wanian, wonian, from wan, won, deficient, wanting; akin to D. wan-, G. wahnsinn, insanity, OHG. wan, wana-, lacking, wan?n to lessen, Icel. vanr lacking, Goth. vans; cf. Gr. ? bereaved, Skr. ?na wanting, inferior. ????. Cf. Want lack, and Wanton.] [1913 Webster] 1. To be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax, and especially applied to the illuminated part of the moon. [1913 Webster] Like the moon, aye wax ye and wane. Waning moons their settled periods keep. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To decline; to fail; to sink. [1913 Webster] You saw but sorrow in its waning form. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Land and trade ever will wax and wane together. --Sir J. Child. [1913 Webster] Wane \Wane\, v. t. To cause to decrease. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] Wane \Wane\, n. 1. The decrease of the illuminated part of the moon to the eye of a spectator. [1913 Webster] 2. Decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension. [1913 Webster] An age in which the church is in its wane. --South. [1913 Webster] Though the year be on the wane. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 3. An inequality in a board. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 4. (Forestry) The natural curvature of a log or of the edge of a board sawed from a log. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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