Lunette definitions

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A fortification that has two projecting faces and two parallel flanks.
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A broad, low-lying, typically crescent-shaped mound of sandy or loamy matter that is formed by the wind, especially along the windward side of a lake basin.
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A small, circular or crescent-shaped opening in a vaulted roof.
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A crescent-shaped or semicircular space, usually over a door or window, that may contain another window, a sculpture, or a mural.
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A crescent-shaped figure or object.
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A crescent-shaped opening in a vaulted roof to admit light.
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A semicircular space, often containing a windowpane or a mural, above a door or window.
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A projecting fieldwork consisting of two faces and two flanks.
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(architecture) A small opening in a vaulted roof of a circular or crescent shape. [from 17th c.]
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(architecture) A crescent-shaped recess or void in the space above a window or door. [from 18th c.]
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(fortifications) A field work consisting of two projecting faces forming a wedge each of which extends from one of two parallel flanks. [from 18th c.]
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(Christianity) A luna: a crescent-shaped receptacle, often glass, for holding the (consecrated) host (the bread of communion) upright when exposed in the monstrance. [from 19th c.]
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A type of flattened glass used in watch-making. [from 19th c.]
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The circular hole in the guillotine in which the victim's neck is placed. [from 19th c.]
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(geology) A type of crescent-shaped dune blown up along a lake basin, especially in dry areas of Australia. [from 20th c.]
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(in the plural) See lunettes.
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Origin of lunette

French from Old French lunete moon-shaped object diminutive of lune moon from Latin lūna lune