[ trans-loo-ner, tranz-; trans-loo-ner, tranz- ]

  1. Aerospace, Astronomy. of or relating to the region of space extending beyond the moon's orbit.

Origin of translunar

First recorded in 1925–30; trans- + lunar

Words Nearby translunar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use translunar in a sentence

  • This translunar preference for the "Over-soul" over every human feeling is not Montaigne's notion of the passion of friendship.

    Suspended Judgments | John Cowper Powys
  • One wonders if they have ever felt the remote translunar beauty that common faces and old, dim, pitiful things can wear sometimes.

    Visions and Revisions | John Cowper Powys

British Dictionary definitions for translunar


translunary (trænzˈluːnərɪ)

/ (trænzˈluːnə) /

  1. lying beyond the moon: Compare cislunar

  2. unworldly or ethereal

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