Lune

The portion of a sphere between two great semicircles having common endpoints, including the semicircles. See also: Sphere.
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Lune

Lune noun [ Latin luna moon: confer French lune . See Luna .] 1. Anything in the shape of a half moon. [ R.] 2. (Geom.) A figure in the form of a crescent, bounded by two intersecting arcs of circles. 3. A fit of lunacy or madness; a period of frenz...
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lune

1. Anything in the shape of a half moon. ... 2. <geometry> A figure in the form of a crescent, bounded by two intersecting arcs of circles. ... 3. A fit of lunacy or madness; a period of frenzy; a crazy or unreasonable freak. 'These dangerous, unsafe lunes i' the king.' (Shak) ... Origin: L. Luna moon: cf. F. Lune. See Luna. ... Source: Webst...
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Lune

• (n.) A fit of lunacy or madness; a period of frenzy; a crazy or unreasonable freak. • (n.) A figure in the form of a crescent, bounded by two intersecting arcs of circles. • (n.) Anything in the shape of a half moon.
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lune

(from the article `Quadrature of the Lune`) Hippocrates of Chios (fl. c. 460 ) demonstrated that the moon-shaped areas between circular arcs, known as lunes, could be expressed exactly as a ...
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lune

lune Anything that is shaped like the crescent or half-moon.
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lune

The portion of a sphere between two great semicircles (see great circle) having common endpoints (including the semicircles).
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Lune

[mathematics] In geometry, a lune is either of two figures, both shaped roughly like a crescent Moon. The word `lune` derives from luna, the Latin word for Moon. ==Plane geometry== ==Spherical geometry== In spherical geometry, a lune is an area on a sphere bounded by two half great circles, which is also called a digon or a diangle or (in G...
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Lune

Lune or Luna is a poetic name for Earth`s Moon. Lune is French for Moon. Luna is Latin (and also Spanish/Italian/Russian) for Moon. It may also refer to: ...
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