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Meaning of "moonward" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MOONWARD

moonward  [ˈmuːnwəd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MOONWARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Moonward is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MOONWARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of moonward in the English dictionary

The definition of moonward in the dictionary is towards the moon.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MOONWARD


awkward
ˈɔːkwəd
backward
ˈbækwəd
downward
ˈdaʊnwəd
Edward
ˈɛdwəd
forward
ˈfɔːwəd
heavenward
ˈhɛvənwəd
homeward
ˈhəʊmwəd
inward
ˈɪnwəd
manward
ˈmænwəd
onward
ˈɒnwəd
outward
ˈaʊtwəd
sternward
ˈstɜːnwəd
straightforward
ˌstreɪtˈfɔːwəd
sunward
ˈsʌnwəd
upward
ˈʌpwəd
vanward
ˈvænwəd
wayward
ˈweɪwəd
westward
ˈwɛstwəd
windward
ˈwɪndwəd
Woodward
ˈwʊdwəd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MOONWARD

moonrise
moonrock
moonsail
moonscape
moonseed
moonset
moonshine
moonshiner
moonshining
moonshiny
moonship
moonshot
moonstone
moonstricken
moonstruck
moonwalk
moonwalker
moonwards
moonwort
moony

WORDS THAT END LIKE MOONWARD

Academy Award
afterward
award
come forward
coward
eastward
fashion-forward
fast forward
fast-forward
go-forward
hayward
Howard
leeward
put forward
reward
Seward
steward
store and forward
toward
ward

Synonyms and antonyms of moonward in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «moonward» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MOONWARD

Find out the translation of moonward to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of moonward from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «moonward» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

moonward
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

moonward
570 millions of speakers

English

moonward
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

moonward
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

moonward
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

moonward
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

moonward
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

moonward
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

moonward
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bulan ke depan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

moonward
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

moonward
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

moonward
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Moonward
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

moonward
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

moonward
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चंद्रमावा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

moonward
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

moonward
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

moonward
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

moonward
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

moonward
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

moonward
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

moonward
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

moonward
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

moonward
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of moonward

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MOONWARD»

The term «moonward» is used very little and occupies the 179.737 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOONWARD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «moonward» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «moonward» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about moonward

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOONWARD»

Discover the use of moonward in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to moonward and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Moonward: Stories from Halahala
"When a shooting star crashes into a tree in primordial Halahala, it sets in motion the evolution of a world that darkly mirrors our own.
Appupen, 2009
2
Moonward and Other Orientations
A strange account of a 1935 expedition to the moon.
Mary Keyt Isham, 19
3
Transmemberment of Song: Hart Crane's Anatomies of Rhetoric ...
As the moth in "Legend" bent to the flame, and the poet, as Faustus, bent toward Helen, so now the "undinal" belly of the sea bends "moonward," toward the body that governs its tides. This bend or convergence signifies the fatal complicity of ...
Lee Edelman, 1987
4
Escaping the Bonds of Earth: The Fifties and the Sixties
MOONWARD BOUND Since July 1969, Mike Collins has achieved fame as `the other one' on the first lunar landing crew. A year before making that momentous flight, he might have been aboard Frank Borman's Apollo 9 mission, destined to ...
Ben Evans, 2010
5
The Moon People
They felt a lurch as the prow dipped moonward. "Damn the pesky thing!" swore Sam. The veins stood out on his pale brow as he Wrestled with a lever, pulled a switch, and pressed buttons. Speechlessly his wife stared at him, her lips moving  ...
Stanton Arthur Coblentz, 1964
6
Splendid Failure: Hart Crane and the Making of The Bridge
Of rimless floods, unfettered leewardings, Samite sheeted and processioned where Her undinal vast belly moonward bends Laughing the wrapt inflections of our love. But only if there is another person with whom to share love will the sea of ...
Edward Brunner, 1985
7
House of Words: Jewish Writing, Identity, and Memory
Kennedy, invoking the American destiny to sail moonward, announced, "This is a new ocean and I believe the United States must sail upon it" [Held 319].) In Poe's 183 5 hoax, "The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall," the hero travels ...
Norman Ravvin, 1997
8
The First Men in the Moon
And having puzzled out what I consideredtobethe thing todo,Iopened all my moonward windows, and squatteddownthe effort liftedmeforatime some feet orsointotheair,andI hung there in the oddest wayand waited for thecrescent to get  ...
H. G. Wells, 2013
9
The Columbia History of American Poetry
... corrected hynotics to hypnotics, Crane's faithfullest readers found the volume's prefacer, John Logan, effusively misquoting the fourth line of "Voyages II" ("Her undinal vast belly moonward bends") as "Her vast undinal belly moonward bends  ...
Jay Parini, Brett Candlish Millier, 2013
10
The Observer's Year: 366 Nights in the Universe
The Soviet vehicle Luna 21 was launched Moonward on 8 January 1973. It was an ambitious mission, it carried a rover, Lunokhod 2, designed to move around taking pictures and sending back data. It was not the first such experiment.
Patrick Moore, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOONWARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term moonward is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Graphic novelist Appupen's sketches of Thandar, Himachal Pradesh
During my second visit in 2006, I started drawing out graphic stories that later became Moonward, which was my first book. Ever since, it's a sort ... «Mid-Day, May 15»
2
Apollo 13 astronauts return after deep space crisis in 1970
At the time they were 200,000 miles from earth, but still speeding moonward. Within six hours of the emergency, they fired the descent engine of ... «New York Daily News, Apr 15»
3
Predicting Eclipses: How Does the Saros Cycle Work?
And while you have to happen to be in the narrow path of a solar eclipse to witness totality, the whole Moonward facing hemisphere of the Earth ... «Universe Today, Mar 15»
4
Slender Moonspotting, Occultations, Daytime Planets and More
The prominence of Earthshine can vary depending on the amount of cloud and snow cover currently turned moonward, though of course, if it's ... «Universe Today, Mar 15»
5
Chinese Moon Probe Performs Sample-Return Tech Test in Lunar …
The Change 5 mission would be lofted moonward by a still-to-be tested Long March 5 booster, a maiden voyage that's planned for this year ... «Yahoo News UK, Mar 15»
6
Backyard Universe: Jupiter hangs with moon Monday night
If you gaze moonward Monday evening (if skies are clear) you'll notice a bright object to the left of the moon. It's the planet Jupiter. Even though ... «Fayetteville Observer, Mar 15»
7
This Comparison of Comet 67/P With Other Solar System Bodies …
... crescent Moon can even vary markedly depending on the amount of cloud and snow cover on the Earth that's currently rotated moonward. «Universe Today, Jan 15»
8
A Thousand Days 'Til Totality: Anticipating the 2017 Solar Eclipse
But unlike a total lunar eclipse, which can be viewed from the moonward-facing hemisphere of the Earth, one generally has to journey to the ... «Universe Today, Nov 14»
9
His Halahala world
His art work in Moonward, Legends of Halahala and his recent graphic novel, Aspyrus, have a seductive allure to them, drawing you into its ... «The Hindu, Oct 14»
10
Why unconstrained bond fund skepticism is justified (think 2008, not …
See: As Windhaven assets head moonward, Stephen Cucchiaro keeps right on warning of falling skies in New York. Conventional bond fund ... «RIABiz, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Moonward [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/moonward>. Sep 2019 ».
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