Definition Of wane


(of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size.

Tory tried to see her reflection, but the moon was waning , the stars obscured by clouds.

the amount by which a plank or log is beveled or falls short of a squared shape.

Example Of wane

  • All the lands were grey and still; and ever the shadows deepened before them, and hope waned in every heart.

  • Any pups in the pack would show interest in the collar, however this interest would wane to none after 7-10 days.

  • As a result, the Commonwealth's powers have waxed and the residual ones of the states have waned .

  • But now that they are in a production mode, they can make commitments to purchase set amounts of waney lumber.

  • By the time the moon wanes and Ramadan begins, some of the young men we are searching for might be under a different night sky and under bombardment from American aircraft.

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