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Vieille lune

English translation: old or waning moon

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08:31 Mar 11, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Science
French term or phrase: Vieille lune
The last phase of the moon. Waning gibbous moon?
Dominique Cook
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:40
English translation:old or waning moon
Explanation:
According to Webster's Dictionary, "...the old (or waning) moon is the moon any time after it has been full".
Best regards,
Andréa
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Andréa Basili
Italy
Local time: 13:40
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Grazie mille Andréa
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nawaning moongeo1mar2
naold or waning moonAndréa Basili


  

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old or waning moon


Explanation:
According to Webster's Dictionary, "...the old (or waning) moon is the moon any time after it has been full".
Best regards,
Andréa

Andréa Basili
Italy
Local time: 13:40
PRO pts in pair: 12
Grading comment
Grazie mille Andréa
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1 day 8 hrs
waning moon


Explanation:
vieille lune is the opposite of nouvelle lune (which means that the moon reappears). Also "les vieilles lunes"="the good old days", "une vieille lune"="an old fogey", "ce sont des vieilles lunes"="that is old hat", "rejoindre les vieilles lunes"="to disappear"

geo1mar2
Local time: 07:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench, Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 22
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