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A house or dwelling
Said of a time period that comes to an end

Fast as autumn days toward winter: yet it seems//Here that autumn wanes not, here that woods and streams.

Said of light that dims or diminishes in strength

The skies may hold not the splendour of sundown fast; / It wanes into twilight as dawn dies down into day.

To decrease physically in size, amount, numbers or surface

The snow which had been for some time waning, had given way entirely under the fresh gale of the preceding night.

To cause to decrease

Proud once and princely was the mansion, ere a succession of spendthrifts waned away its splendour.

The end of a period

thumb|Wane siding on a cabin at [[w:S.B. Elliott State Park|S.B. Elliott State Park]].

To progressively lose its splendor, value, ardor, power, intensity etc.; to decline

And in the cool twilight when the sea-winds wane.

A rounded corner caused by lack of wood, often showing bark

Sapwood, or even bark, may appear on the corners, or may have been cut off, resulting in wane, or missing timber.

A child
Said of the Moon as its through the phases of its monthly cycle during which its visible surface is progressively decrease

The fall of Jack, and the subsequent fall of Jill, simply represent the vanishing of one moon-spot after another, as the moon wanes.

A gradual diminution in power, value, intensity etc

His influence which was on the wane during the reign of Joseph II grew still less during the reign of Leopold II (1790-2).

The lunar phase during which diminishes the sunlight-illuminated area of the moon's surface visible from Earth

It was very dark, for although the sky was clear the moon was now well in the wane, and would not rise till the small hours.

to diminish in size and brilliancy
{n} a decrease or decline
{v} to grow less
The absence of fiber on the edge of a piece of lumber
a child : also wain,waine
If something wanes, it becomes gradually weaker or less, often so that it eventually disappears. While his interest in these sports began to wane, a passion for rugby developed. her mother's waning strength. wax and wane: see wax = fade
become smaller; "Interest in his novels waned
grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"
decrease in phase; "the moon is waning" become smaller; "Interest in his novels waned
{i} decreasing in brightness (of the moon); descent, lessening; approaching of the end (of a period of life, etc.)
Bark, or lack of wood from any cause, on edge or corner of a piece of wood
Decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension
a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
{f} diminish; decline; ebb, subside, dwindle; approach the end (of life, a period, etc.)
The original rounded surface of a log, with or without bark, on any face or edge of sawn timber
become smaller; "Interest in his novels waned"
The bark or lack of wood from any cause on the face of a piece
To decline; to fail; to sink
To be diminished; to decrease; contrasted with wax, and especially applied to the illuminated part of the moon
When the moon is waning, it is showing a smaller area of brightness each day as it changes from a full moon to a new moon. The moon was waning, and each day it rose later. on the wane becoming smaller, weaker, or less important
If something is on the wane, it is becoming weaker or less. In 1982, with his career prospects on the wane, he sold a script for £5,000. = diminishing
Bark, or the lack of wood from any cause, on any edge of a piece of square-edged lumber
An inequality in a board
The natural curvature of a log or of the edge of a board sawed from a log
The decrease of the illuminated part of the moon to the eye of a spectator
the waning moon; refers to that portion of the lunar revolution between full and new
To be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax, and especially applied to the illuminated part of the moon
wax and wane
Alternating

The manifestation of such philosophy seemed to wax and wane, being the most common one time, but virtually without followers at another, apparently disappearing.

wax and wane
To progress through phases
wax and wane
Grow stronger and then weaker again: "His commitment to democracy and free markets has waxed and waned with his political fortunes."
on the wane
in a period of decrease or decline
waning
The fact or act of becoming smaller

the waning of the moon.

waning
Especially of the lunar phase as it shrinks when viewed from the Earth

the waning moon.

waning
The fact or act of becoming less or less intense

the waning of her energy.

waning
Present participle of wane
To wane
wany
on the wane
decreasing, becoming less, becoming smaller
wanes
plural of , wane
wanes
third-person singular of wane
waning
Decreasing Most commonly used in reference to the lunar cycle
waning
(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases; "after full moon comes the waning moon"
waning
{s} diminishing (moon); declining; ebbing, subsiding, dwindling; approaching the end (of life, a period, etc.)
waning
Becoming weaker or smaller
waning
(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases; "after full moon comes the waning moon
waning
a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent; "the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious"; "the waxing and waning of the moon" (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases; "after full moon comes the waning moon
waning
This means shrinking in size; the moon wanes during some of the lunar phases
waning
The act or process of waning, or decreasing
waning
a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent; "the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious"; "the waxing and waning of the moon"
waning
The lunar phase when the moon is getting "smaller" (more crescent-like) This is the time when magick that involves banishing things, breaking habits, and getting rid of things is to be performed Opposite of waxing
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