The full moon rising over the beach.
full moon definition by Webster's New World
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- the phase of the moon when it is on the side of the earth away from the sun, with its entire face reflecting sunlight to the earth
- the time of month when such a moon is seen
full moon definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The phase of the moon at which the moon, as viewed from Earth, appears to be fully illuminated by the sun. The full phase marks the half-way point of a single revolution of the moon around the earth.
- The period of the month when such a moon occurs.
full moon definition by Wiktionary
(plural full moons)