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waxing
  فزاینده   
fazâyandé (#)

Fr.: montant   

Increasing in extent, quantity, intensity, power, etc.

Waxing, from wax, from M.E. wax "to grow bigger, greater;" O.E. weaxan "to increase, grow;" cf. O.H.G. wahsan, O.N. vaxa, Du. wassen, Ger. wachsen "to grow, increase;" cognate with Mid.Pers. waxš-, waxšidan "to grow;" Av. xaxš- "to grow," xaxša- "growth;" Skt. vaks- "to grow, become big;" Gk. auxein "to increase."

Fazâyandé "waxing, incresing," from fozudan, variant of afzudan "to add, increase" (Mid.Pers. abzudan "to increase, grow;" O.Pers. abijav- "to increase, add to, promote," from abi-, aiby- "in addition to; to; against" + root jav- "press forward;" Av. gav- "to hasten, drive;" Sk. jav- "to press forward, impel quickly, excite," javate "hastens").

waxing crescent
  هلال ِ فزاینده، برن ِ ~   
helâl-e fazâyandé, barn-e ~

Fr.: croissant montant   

The phase of the Moon between the → new moon and the → first quarter.

waxing; → crescent.

waxing gibbous
  کوژماه ِ فزاینده   
kužmâh-e fazâyandé

Fr.: lune gibbeuse montante   

The oval shape of the Moon a few days after the → first quarter.

waxing; → gibbous.

waxing moon
  ماه ِ فزاینده   
mâh-e fazâyandé (#)

Fr.: lune montante   

The circumstance when the phase of the Moon is increasing from → new moon to → full moon.

waxing; → moon.