Lu*nette" (?), n. [F., dim. of lune moon, L.luna. See Lune a crescent.]
A fieldwork consisting of two faces, forming a salient angle, and two parallel flanks. See Bastion.
A half horseshoe, which wants the sponge.
A kind of watch crystal which is more than ordinarily flattened in the center; also, a species of convexoconcave lens for spectacles.
A piece of felt to cover the eye of a vicious horse.
Any surface of semicircular or segmental form; especially, the piece of wall between the curves of a vault and its springing line.
An iron shoe at the end of the stock of a gun carriage.
Lunette window Arch., a window which fills or partly fills a lunette.
© Webster 1913.