moon

noun
ADJECTIVE
bright

A bright moon shone high overhead.

pale
large, small
crescent, full, gibbous, half, harvest, new, quarter
waning, waxing
rising
icy

Saturn's icy moons

VERB + MOON
cover, hide

A large black cloud covered the moon.

fly to, go to, land on, reach
colonize
explore
orbit
discover

Galileo discovered the moons of Jupiter.

MOON + VERB
appear, come out, rise
glow, shine
illuminate sth, light sth, light up sth
set

The moon had almost set and the night was now dark.

wane, wax
hang, hover

The full moon hung high in the night sky.

orbit sth
pass

During the eclipse, the moon passed between the sun and the Earth.

be reflected in sth, reflect off sth

The moon reflected perfectly off the surface of the water.

cast sth

The moon cast its soft glow on the earth below.

MOON + NOUN
landing
base

The agency wants to establish a permanent moon base.

rocket
mission

an astronaut who was killed during the first moon mission

cycle, phase

The calendar gives you sunset times as well as moon phases.

god, goddess
PREPOSITION
on the moon

the first man to walk on the moon

under a/the moon

The road shone frostily under the full moon.

PHRASES
the light of the moon

They had to work by the light of the moon.

the surface of the moon

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