how to pronounce lunar


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lunar is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of lunar in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… box the lunar pearl sprocket and the …”

meanings of lunar


  1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling the Moon (that is, Luna, the Earth's moon); Lunar.
  2. (Believed to be) influenced by the Moon, as in character, growth, or properties.
  3. Pertaining to Luna, the moon of Terra.
  4. Of or pertaining to travel through space between the Earth and the Moon, or exploration and scientific investigation of the Moon.
  5. Shaped like a crescent moon; lunate.
  6. Of or pertaining to silver (which was symbolically associated with the Moon by alchemists).


  1. The middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus in the wrist, which is shaped like a half-moon.
  2. An observation of a lunar distance (“the angle between the Moon and another celestial body"), especially for establishing the longitude of a ship at sea.

lunar frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word lunar occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics lunar can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that lunar can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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