1 What words refer to the moon?



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1.1.1.1 Moon


Use this domain for words related to the moon. In your culture people may believe things about the moon. For instance in European culture people used to believe that the moon caused people to become crazy. So in English we have words like "moon-struck" and "lunatic." You should include such words in this domain.

(1) What words refer to the moon?

moon, lunar, satellite

(2) What words refer to how the moon moves?

rise, set, sink

(3) What words refer to the time when the moon rises?

moonrise, rising of the moon,

(4) What words refer to the time when the moon sets?

moonset, setting of the moon,

(5) What words refer to when the moon is shining?

moon is shining, by the light of the moon, moon is/comes out,

(6) What words describe where the moon is shining?

moonlit, be in the moonlight, lit by the moon, shine on,

(7) What words describe when or where the moon doesn't shine?

moonless night, eclipse of the moon, eclipse (v),

(8) What words refer to the light of the moon?

moonlight, moonbeam, moonshine,

(9) What words describe the brightness of the moon?

bright, pale,

(10) What words describe the appearance of the moon?

man in the moon, harvest moon

(11) What words refer to the spots on the moon?

lunar sea, crater,

(12) What words refer to the phases of the moon?

phase, new moon, full moon, half moon, quarter moon, crescent, sliver, moon is waxing (getting bigger), moon is waning (getting smaller), wax and wane

(13) What words refer to the time it takes for the moon to go through its phases?

(lunar) month

1.1.1.2 Star


Use this domain for words related to the stars and other heavenly bodies.

(1) What words are used to refer to the stars?

star, starry, stellar

(2) What words describe the sky when the stars are shining?

starlit (sky), (sky is) ablaze with stars, starry (sky), star studded (sky), stars are shining

(3) What words are used for where the stars are shining?

starlit, lit by the stars

(4) What words are used for when or where the stars don't shine?

starless (sky, night)

(5) What words refer to the light of the stars?

starlight

(6) What words describe the brightness of the stars?

bright, brilliant, dim, luminous

(7) What words describe the appearance of the stars?

twinkle, wink, glittering, star shaped

(8) What words refer to the study of the stars?

astronomy, astronomer, astrology, astrologer, stargazer, magi

(9) What is a group of stars called?

constellation, galaxy, nebula

1.1.1.3 Planet


Use this domain for words related to planets (large objects that circle the sun, looking like bright wandering stars in the sky), comets (objects that circle the sun, looking like a star with a tail), meteors (small objects that come from space and burn up when they hit the earth's atmosphere, causing a streak of light across the sky), and asteroids (small objects that circle the sun), planetary moons (large objects that circle the planets). Some cultures do not study the stars and will have few or no words in this domain. Others cultures that study the stars will have many words. There are only five planets that people can see in the sky--Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. The others are only known from the scientific study of astronomy.

(1) What words refer to a planet?

planet, planetary, wandering star

(2) What are the names of the planets?

Mercury, Venus (Morning Star, Evening Star), Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto

(3) What words refer to how the planets move?

revolve (around the sun), orbit,

(4) What words refer to the sun and planets?

solar system

(5) What words refer to comets?

comet, tail, head

(6) What do comets do?

appear, point, fade

(7) What words refer to meteors?

meteor, shooting star, falling star, meteor trail, meteor shower

(8) What do meteors do?

flash across the sky, blaze a trail across the sky, strike the earth, make a crater, burn up

(9) What words are used for when a meteor hits the earth?

meteorite, meteor crater

(10) What is a small planet called?

asteroid, moon

1.1.1 Sun


Use this domain for words related to the sun. The sun does three basic things. It moves, it gives light, and it gives heat. These three actions are involved in the meanings of most of the words in this domain. Since the sun moves below the horizon, many words refer to it setting or rising. Since the sun is above the clouds, many words refer to it moving behind the clouds and the clouds blocking its light. The sun's light and heat also produce secondary effects. The sun causes plants to grow, and it causes damage to things.

(1) What words refer to the sun?

sun, solar, sol, daystar, our star

(2) What words refer to how the sun moves?

rise, set, cross the sky, come up, go down, sink

(3) What words refer to the time when the sun rises?

dawn, sunrise, sunup, daybreak, cockcrow,

(4) What words refer to the time when the sun is at its highest point?

noon, zenith,

(5) What words refer to the time when the sun sets?

sunset, dusk, sundown, twilight, eventide,

(6) What words refer to when the sun is shining?

shine, sunny, bright, give light, be sunshiny, daytime,

(7) What words refer to the sun shining through the clouds?

come out, break through (the clouds), go behind (a cloud)

(8) What words describe where the sun is shining?

sunlit, be (out) in the sun, lit by the sun, shine on, be in the sunlight, sunny (spot)

(9) What words describe when or where the sun doesn't shine?

shade, eclipse of the sun, sunless, shady, shadow, eclipse (v),

(10) What words refer to the light of the sun?

sunlight, ray, sunshine, beam, light, sunbeam, radiance, glow, sparkle, glisten, glare

(11) What words describe the brightness of the sun?

bright, intense, brilliant, blinding, glaring, glistening, luminous, dim

(12) What refer to the sun heating things?

warm, heat, dry

(13) What else does the sun do?

looks down on

(14) What words describe the damage done by sunlight?

sunburn, sunstroke, suntan, tan, heatstroke, heat prostration, sun damage, fading from the sun, bleached by the sun

(15) What do people use to protect themselves from the sun?

sunglasses, shade tree, suntan lotion, awning, sun umbrella, parasol, sunbonnet, hat, visor

(16) What words are used of telling time by the sun?

sundial, angle of the sun, sun-clock, shoot the sun, position of the sun,

(17) What words refer to using the power of the sun?

solar energy, solar power, solar panel

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