Definition of Lunes

1. Noun. (plural of lune) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lunes

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Literary usage of Lunes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Special Or Elementary Geometry: Including an Elementary, and by Edward Olney (1879)
"That these lunes are equal to each other is evident from the fact that they are composed of equal isosceles triangles. Hence, lune ACEB : surface of sphere ..."

2. An Analytical Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, and the Analysis by Dionysius Lardner (1828)
"lunes of different spheres are as the products of their angles and the squares of ... The whole surface of the sphere consists of four rectangular lunes. ..."

3. The Elements of Geometry by George Bruce Halsted (1885)
"Produce the sides of the A" ABC until they meet again, two and two, at D, F, and H. The 'A' ABC now forms part of three lunes, whose angles are A, B, ..."