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crescent-shaped (comparative more crescent-shaped, superlative most crescent-shaped)

  1. Having the shape of a crescent, with inner and outer curves of different radii.
    • 1940 December, “Notes and News: Stroudley Locomotives”, in Railway Magazine, page 666:
      [...] it settles the vexed question as to whether Stroudley or R. J. Billinton first introduced crescent-shaped balanceweights into the driving and coupled wheels of L.B. & S.C. locomotives.

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