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The setting or time of setting of the moon below the horizon.‘I'm greeted with a spectacular moonset’‘the best times to observe these meteors are after moonset’
- ‘Indeed a partial lunar eclipse could be seen from New England, early in the morning on May 18, although only at moonset.’
- ‘The best viewing opportunity will come on the morning of August 12, during a narrow window from moonset until the start of morning twilight.’
- ‘From atop her horse she could see two figures at a window, midway up the building, one distinctly older than the other, watching the moonset.’
- ‘For locals, moonset is around 1 AM tonight and a little after 1: 30 AM tomorrow night.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.