Lune

Lune or Luna is a poetic name for Earth's Moon. Lune is French for Moon. Luna is Latin (and also Spanish/Italian/Russian) for Moon.

It may also refer to:

  • Rivers:
    • River Lune in Lancashire and Cumbria, England
    • River Lune (Durham) in England
    • Lune (river) a 43 km long tributary of the Weser in Germany
  • Place names:
    • Lune Forest in Cumbria, UK
  • Mathematics:
    • Lune (mathematics)
    • Lune of Hippocrates, in geometry a plane region bounded by arcs of circles and amenable to quadrature
  • Literature:
    • Lune (poetry), a fixed-form variant of haiku in English
  • Sport:
    • In real tennis, a point scoring opening in a jeu quarré court
  • Fictional places and characters:
    • Lhûn or River Lune in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium
    • Gulf of Lune, where the latter flowed
    • King Lune a fictional character in The Horse and His Boy in The Chronicles of Narnia
    • Balron Lune a fictional character in Saint Seiya
    • Misha Arsellec Lune, a fictional character from Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Other articles related to "lune":

André Gill
... his work for the weekly four-sheet newspaper La Lune, edited by Francis Polo, in which he drew portraits for a series entitled The Man of the Day ... He worked for La Lune from 1865 to 1868 ... When La Lune was banned, he worked for the periodical L'Éclipse from 1868 to 1876 ...
Lune (mathematics) - Spherical Geometry
... In spherical geometry, a lune is an area on a sphere bounded by two half great circles, which is also called a digon or a diangle or (in German) a Zweieck ... Thus, the area between two meridians of longitude is a lune ... The area of a spherical lune is 2θ R2, where R is the radius of the sphere and θ is the dihedral angle between the two half great circles ...
Lune Of Hippocrates
... In geometry, the lune of Hippocrates, named after Hippocrates of Chios, is a lune bounded by arcs of two circles, the smaller of which has as its diameter a chord spanning a right angle on the larger circle ...
Lune (mathematics)
... In geometry, a lune is either of two figures, both shaped roughly like a crescent Moon ... The word "lune" derives from luna, the Latin word for Moon ...