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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Waning(0.01144 detik)
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English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj : (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the
visible surface of the moon decreases; “after full moon
comes the waning moon” [ant: waxing]
n : a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent; “the waning of
his enthusiasm was obvious”; “the waxing and waning of
the moon” [ant: waxing]
English → English (gcide)
Waning \Wan"ing\, n.
The act or process of waning, or decreasing.
This earthly moon, the Church, hath fulls and wanings,
and sometimes her eclipses. --Bp. Hall.
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.]
1. To be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax,
and especially applied to the illuminated part of the
Like the moon, aye wax ye and wane.
Waning moons their settled periods keep. --Addison.
2. To decline; to fail; to sink.
You saw but sorrow in its waning form. --Dryden.
Land and trade ever will wax and wane together.