lunette: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (l-net'), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various objects or spaces of crescentlike or semicircular outline or section.
  2. (in the plane of a wall) an area enframed by an arch or vault.
  3. a painting, sculpture, or window filling such an area.
  4. a work consisting of a salient angle with two flanks and an open gorge.
  5. a towing ring in the trail plate of a towed vehicle, as a gun carriage.
  6. Luna (def. 3).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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