Crescent (disambiguation)


Crescent (disambiguation)

A crescent is a shape symbolising the Moon

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Crescent may also refer to:

  • Crescent lunar phase, the Moon phases when 1–49% of the Moon are visible
  • Croissant, a popular buttery French bread in the shape of a crescent moon

Biology

  • Glomerular crescent, crescent-shaped scar tissue in kidneys formed as a result of an inflammation of blood vessels
  • Crescent butterflies, brush-footed butterflies of the genera Anthanassa and Phyciodes
  • Crescent (pigeon), a breed of domestic pigeon

Business

  • Crescent wrench, a tool which can be used to loosen or tighten a nut or bolt
  • Crescent (brand), a brand of tools after which the Crescent wrench takes its name
  • Crescent Toys, a British toy manufacturer from 1922 to 1980
  • Crescent Arms, a firearms manufacturer bought by Savage Arms

Education

Geography

Canada

Europe

Middle East

  • Fertile Crescent, a historical region in the Middle East incorporating the Levant, Ancient Mesopotamia, and Ancient Egypt

United States

Music

Transportation

Other

  • Crescent (architecture), an architectural structure where a number of houses are laid out in an arc to form of a crescent shape
  • Crescent of Embrace, a controversial design proposal for the Flight 93 National Memorial
  • Crescent (novel), a 2003 novel by Diana Abu-Jaber
  • Croissant (magazine), a Japanese magazine
  • Crescent meteorite of 1936, which fell in Oklahoma, United States (see meteorite falls)

See also

  • The Crescent (disambiguation)

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