moon about

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v moon about be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed
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Usage

In literature:

Isn't it like everything that you've ever learnt about the moon?
"A Honeymoon in Space" by George Griffith
As for Josephine, she has been mooning about the house all day in a state of chronic tearfulness.
"The Opinions of a Philosopher" by Robert Grant
About midnight there was a bright moon sailing overhead, and De Sylva gave a low order that they were to form in Indian file.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
Dost thou remember Chen-peh, who is from my province and who married Ling Peh-yu about two moons after I came to thy household?
"My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard" by Elizabeth Cooper
Some observation about the moon, I believe.
"The Statesmen Snowbound" by Robert Fitzgerald
About half past nine the moon rose on the fearful conflict.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
Mr. Dickson and Thure were to stand guard that night until the moon came up, which would be about one o'clock in the morning.
"The Cave of Gold" by Everett McNeil
The moon and sun are thought to cause the tides, as you will learn when you get a little older and have to study about such things.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove" by Laura Lee Hope
Then parted the clouds, and the half-moon in full glory beamed forth, just as it was about to sink behind a rock.
"Strife and Peace" by Fredrika Bremer
To reach the moon at this rate it would take about one second.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
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In poetry:

For every shadow about our way
There is a glory of moon and sun;
But the hope within us hath more of ray
Than the light of the sun and moon in one.
"Life" by Madison Julius Cawein
She's turn'd her richt and round about,
And thrice she blew on a grass-green horn;
And she sware by the moon and the stars aboon,
That she'd gar me rue the day I was born.
"Alison Gross" by Andrew Lang
(Saints go their rounds, who shall doubt?
—-March, with the moon to admire,
Up nave, down chancel, turn transept about,
Supervise all betwixt pavement and spire,
Put rats and mice to the rout—-
"Master Hugues Of Saxe-Gotha" by Robert Browning
And I believe when none is by,
Only the young moon in the sky--
The Greeks of old were right about you--
A naiad, like a marble flower,
Lifts up her lovely shape from out you,
Swaying like a silver shower.
"To A Mountain Spring" by Richard Le Gallienne
There is wind in the twilight; in the white road before us
The straw from the ox-yard is blowing about;
The moon’s rim is rising, a star glitters o’er us,
And the vane on the spire-top is swinging in doubt.
"The Message Of The March Wind" by William Morris
And some were raving on philosophy,
And some on love, and some on jealousy,
And some upon the moon; and these were they
That were the wildest; and anon alway
Julio knew them by a something dim
About their wasted features like to him!
"The Death-Wake, Or Lunacy - Chimera II" by Thomas Stoddart

In news:

Michael Moon talks about Wheelie.
Twin NASA Probes Circling Moon, Hoping to Answer Questions About Core.
The moon's Linne Crater is young and beautifully preserved, providing scientists with a wealth of information about how craters form and evolve.
5 Things You Might Not Know About the 'Moon River' Crooner .
When I saw the news alert about Neil Armstrong's death, I immediately remembered where I was on that July 20, 1969 when he became the first man to walk on the moon.
Amber Entertainment has tapped Dominic Monaghan for "Molly Moon" with Christopher Rowley ("Bonneville") directing an adaptation of Georgia Byng's fantasy novel about an orphan who learns the art of hypnosis.
Fifteen Reasons to Remain Unapologetically Over the Moon About Jeremy Lin.
If there's one thing that people in Sonoma Valley agree on about the Valley of the Moon Water District (VOMWD) it's that Kumar is leaving it better off than he found it.
I don't know about you but I love it when the moon is full and big.
Astrophotographer Jim "Woody" Woods sent in this photo of the moon and Jupiter he took at about 1 am, Saturday, Sept 8, 2012 from his backyard in Long Beach, California.
WPR reporters Maureen McCollum and Lindsey Moon have spent the last week talking with voters along Route 51, hearing what they think about the presidential election.
Did you know that tonight there will be a total lunar eclipse , making the moon red for about 72 minutes.
This year's pass brought Toutatis within about 3.7 million miles of Earth, roughly 15 times the Earth-moon distance, though the next flyby, in late 2016, will be at a more comfortable 23 million miles .
Ellison allowed students to hold the rocks and talked about where the samples came from on the moon .
During the monarch's recent visit to Brisbane, her motorcade was treated to a "full moon " when Warriner dropped trou and ran about 50 yards alongside the cars with an Australian flag wedged between his buttocks.
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In science:

He could also have observed that the correlation establishes when the weight measurement is performed about a second after the displacement of the mass on the moon.
Quantum correlations in Newtonian space and time: arbitrarily fast communication or nonlocality
Specifically, the result about a maximum amount of shear in shear stress can be found there, and we cannot thus claim novelty here; our paper confirms and complements the work of Moon and Truesdell, especially in the light of subsequent developments such as the triaxial strech and shear decomposition [16, 17].
Simple shear is not so simple
Indeed, different results for βeff have been found for about fourteen rotating bodies: metallic cylinders in the laboratory, moons, planets, stars and the Galaxy.
The magnetic field of pulsars and the gravito-magnetic theory
In chapter 4 of a mechanism is discussed, in which circulating charge weakens a basic magnetic field from gravito-magnetic origin. For a series of about fourteen rotating bodies ranging from metallic cylinders in the laboratory, moons, planets, stars and the Galaxy a mean value β¯eff = 0.076 has been found.
The magnetic field of pulsars and the gravito-magnetic theory
It capability for a tight localization of ββ events in space and time is crucial for selecting 0ν ββ and reducing background. A possible configuration of the MOON apparatus is a super module of hybrid plate and fiber scintillators with 100Mo isotope mass totaling about 1 ton.
Neutrinoless double beta decay and direct searches for neutrino mass
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