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last quarter

noun, Astronomy
1.
the instant, approximately one week after a full moon, when half of the moon's disk is illuminated by the sun.
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last quarter

noun
1.
one of the four principal phases of the moon, occurring between full moon and new moon, when half the lighted surface is visible Compare first quarter
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