GIBBOUS

, is used for the shape of one state of the enlightened part of the moon, being that in which she| appears more than half full or enlightened, which is the time between the first quarter and the full moon, and from the full moon to the last quarter; appearing then Gibbous, that is, bunched out, or convex on both sides of the enlightened part; as contradistinguished from the state when she is less than half full, when she is said to be horned, or a crescent.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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