crescent-shaped


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resembling the new moon in shape

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Crescent-shaped dunes are the most common type on both Earth and Mars, according to the (https://pubs.
The sweepers feature hydraulic forward drive for improved maneuverability with 360-degree turns in hallways and narrow aisles; a crescent-shaped side brush that engages automatically when turning corners to clean in one pass; and a filter cleaning process that blows air through the machine's filter, removing contaminates and ensuring a high filtration levels.
And let's not forget the chic-est of crescent-shaped pastries, the French croissant.
The recoil left a crescent-shaped gash between the Gunny's eyes.
In what sort of environment would you find the crescent-shaped object known as a cirque?
Key statement: Provided is a run-flat tire having a substantially crescent-shaped cross-section, which makes it possible to achieve both durability at the time of run-flat travel and ride comfort at the time of travel at a normal inner pressure.
Scientists have used the dwellings as a fixed geographic reference to measure the migration of giant wind-blown crescent-shaped dunes, or barchans.
A biscuit joiner uses a small circular saw blade to cut a crescent-shaped hole (called the mouth) in the opposite edges of two pieces of wood or wood composite panels.
The crescent-shaped building, to be known as Distillery Crescent, is tiered up to tenth-floor level with three communal roof terraces and stands next to a 27- storey tower that was completed in phase one of the development.
In geography, what is the name for the crescent-shaped lakes which are formed when a meander of slow-flowing river is cut off from the main channel?
Llandudno's crescent-shaped North Shore beach is flanked at either end by the Great Orme and the Little Orme.
The new jewels, made of 18k yellow gold and set with diamonds, come with the signature motif of a crescent-shaped design showcasing one diamond brilliant in its clasp.
The crescent-shaped Highgate college opened to students last September and has been hailed by judges as a "rich learning environment".
The double-pointed sword used by Klingons in the show is crescent-shaped and about a yard long.
He had a distinctive blue crescent-shaped tattoo between his thumb and index finger.